Comprehension Strategies and Questioning

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Comprehension Strategies and
Questioning
By: Jessica Kellett
What is Nonfiction
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A nonfiction text is a text that is true or
has really happened.
Examples of nonfiction texts are:
Biographies
Newspapers
Magazines
Encyclopedias and Dictionaries
Questions to Support
Comprehension of Nonfiction
Personal and Textual Connections:
1. What do you already know about this
topic?
2. How does this book remind you of other
books that you have read?
3. What is your interest in this topic?
4. How does the information in this book fit
with what you already know?
Questions to Support
Comprehension of Nonfiction
Content Questions:
1. What did you learn about this topic?
2. What does this text make you want to
learn more about?
3. What are some of the most important
words related to the topic, and what do
they mean?
What is Fiction
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A fiction text is a text that is not true.
Examples of fiction texts are:
Junie B. Jones
Dr. Seuss
Fairy Tales
Charlotte’s Web
Questions to Support
Comprehension of Fiction
Personal and Textual Connections:
1. How does the story make you feel?
2. Does this book remind you of another book?
3. How are the characters, setting and problems
like those in other stories that you have read?
4. What does this story make you think or wonder
about?
5. What surprised you?
Questions to Support
Comprehension of Fiction
Questions about the Setting:
1. Where and when does the story take
place?
2. Is the place important to the story? How?
3. What words did the author use to describe
the place?
4. How is the setting like another place you
know?
Questions to Support
Comprehension of Fiction
Questions about the Characters:
1. Who is the most important character? Why?
2. What choices did the character have?
3. What did you learn from one character in the
story?
4. How did the characters feel about one another?
Why?
5. Are the characters believable? Why or why not?
Questions to Support
Comprehension of Fiction
Questions about the Language:
1. What are some interesting words, phrases
or sentences in the book?
2. What were some of the strongest words
that the author used?
3. How did the author begin/end the story?
4. Was any of the language especially
interesting, vivid, or surprising?
Questions to Support
Comprehension of Fiction
Questions about the Illustrations:
1. How important are the illustrations in the
book?
2. What is your favorite illustration? Why
did you choose it?
3. Could you picture what was happening
when there was no illustration?
Questions to Support
Comprehension of Fiction
Questions about the Genre:
1. What is the genre? How did you know?
2. How is this book like other books you’ve
read in this genre?
3. What do you find difficult about reading
books in this genre?
Any Questions???
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