Let's Give It A Whirl

One thing good readers do when they are reading nonfiction articles and books is to turn headings into questions. Then they read to answer those questions. Let's practice this question making skill. Here are some examples of headings. On the lines below each heading, write three questions that might be important to answer as you are reading.

Zach's Asthma Gets Worse!

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Local School Holds A Clean Air Day!

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Burning Fossil Fuel Causes Problems

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Mothers Protest Neighborhood Polluters

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Trees Help Our Air!

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The Greenhouse Effect Can Help and Hurt

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Look back at the questions you wrote. What words did the questions start with? Make a list of the words. Circle the words you think are the best question words.



 

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