Ask Me A Question: Activities to improve understanding and use of Wh-questions

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Amy Strommer

  • Ask Me A Question
  • Ask Me A Question
    Skill in asking questions is important if children are to use language effectively to acquire new information - use to teach comprehension & expressive use of the wh-questions forms.


Age Range: 6 to 12
ISBN: 9780930951733

Ask Me a Question is an activity kit that you can use to teach comprehension and expressive use of the wh-questions forms. Situations ranging from the familiar to the absurd are depicted in pictures showing cartoon characters in a variety of settings. Suggestions for eliciting who, what, when, where, and why questions during storytelling activities and in conversational speech are included.

The book is divided into five sections:

  • Let's Ask Questions. Students learn when to use each type of question form and are provided with structured practice in asking questions.
  • Answering Wh-Questions. Students practice answering questions as they talk about objects, places, and situations. Questions relate to information presented in pictures.
  • Asking Wh-Questions Relating to Stories. After listening to each story, students ask questions relating to the story content.
  • Student Story Activities. Students create stories about pictures, make up questions, and other students respond to these questions.
  • Supplemental Activities. Students are challenged to ask questions about a problem situation, to identify and correct errors in wh-questions, to conduct interviews by asking questions, etc.

A variety of reproducible worksheets are included in this practical, easy-to-use book.