Reading Minis


Reading Actively: Asking Questions


This lesson will help your students better understand the ideas in a text by asking questions to clarify meaning or deepen understanding. It includes brief instruction on asking questions about the content of fiction and nonfiction texts, a model, practice generating questions about a passage, and multiple-choice questions that assess students’ understanding of the strategy and their ability to apply it.

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Product Description

Reading Minis for grades 3–5 provide short lessons on reading skills and strategies. Each lesson includes instruction, definitions for key terms, a model, whole-group practice, a worksheet for independent practice, a multiple-choice assessment, and a teacher’s guide. Each of these ready-made lessons can be easily opened as a PDF or HTML5 file to quickly teach a key reading skill or strategy before reading or analyzing a text.

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This lesson is one of six lessons on reading actively. For additional instruction on reading actively, see the following lessons: Setting a Purpose, Previewing, Connecting and Reacting, Predicting, and Visualizing.