REVISED ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS FOR READING, GRADES K-5

REVISED ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS FOR READING, GRADES K-5

o    (K-1) What do good readers do? (2nd grade) What do good readers do to understand? (Gr. 3-5) What habits and routines do lifelong readers develop?

o    (K-1) What do good listeners do? (2nd grade revision) What do good listeners do to understand?

o    (K-2) How do I choose a just right book?

o    (K-5) What do I think and feel about what I read? Why do I think and feel this way?

o    (Gr. 1-5) What are my strategies for reading this text? How do I know if theyÕre working?

o    (Gr. K-2) What do I notice about the text? How does that affect the way I read? (Gr. 3-5) What kind of text is this? What structures can I expect to see? How does that affect the way I read?

o    (K-2) WhatÕs happening in the story?

o    (1-5) What is the author trying to tell me? (Gr. 2-5) How do I support my thinking?

o    (K-5) What do I do when I get stuck?

o    (K-5) How do I know if I understand what IÕm reading? (2-5) What do I do with that information?

o    (2-5) What is the purpose for reading this text?

o    (K-1) What makes me want to read? (2nd grade) What makes me motivated to read? (3-5) How does the author make the text come alive?



KINDERGARTEN

o    What do good readers do?

o    What do good listeners do?

o    How do I choose a just right book?

o    What do I think and feel about what I read? Why do I think and feel this way?

o    What do I notice about the text? How does that affect the way I read?

o    WhatÕs happening in the story?

o    What do I do when I get stuck?

o    How do I know if I understand what IÕm reading?

o    What makes me want to read?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GRADE 2

o    What do good readers do to understand?

o    What do good listeners do to understand?

o    How do I choose a just right book?

o    What do I think and feel about what I read? Why do I think and feel this way?

o    What are my strategies for reading this text? How do I know if theyÕre working?

o    What do I notice about the text? How does that affect the way I read?

o    WhatÕs happening in the story?

o    What is the author trying to tell me? How do I support my thinking?

o    What do I do when I get stuck?

o    How do I know if I understand what IÕm reading? What do I do with that information?

o    What is the purpose for reading this text?

o    What makes me motivated to read?

 

 

GRADE 1

o    What do good readers do?

o    What do good listeners do?

o    How do I choose a just right book?

o    What do I think and feel about what I read? Why do I think and feel this way?

o    What are my strategies for reading this text? How do I know if theyÕre working?

o    What do I notice about the text? How does that affect the way I read?

o    WhatÕs happening in the story?

o    What is the author trying to tell me?

o    What do I do when I get stuck?

o    How do I know if I understand what IÕm reading?

o    What makes me want to read?

 

 

 

GRADES 3-5

o    What habits and routines do lifelong readers develop?

o    What do I think and feel about what I read? Why do I think and feel this way?

o    What are my strategies for reading this text? How do I know if theyÕre working?

o    What kind of text is this? What structures can I expect to see? How does that affect the way I read?

o    What is the author trying to tell me? How do I support my thinking?

o    What do I do when I get stuck?

o    How do I know if I understand what IÕm reading? What do I do with that information?

o    What is the purpose for reading this text?

o    How does the author make the text come alive?