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Question words - who, what, when, where, or why
Kindergarten (K) - ELA
- Students will be able to identify and use question words (interrogatives), including who, what, where, when, why, and how.
- Students will be able to complete sentences using interrogatives to demonstrate understanding.
- Introduction (5 minutes)
- Instruction (15 minutes)
- Guided Practice (15 minutes)
- Independent Practice (15 minutes)
- Exit Ticket Formative Assessment (5 minutes)
- Closure (5 minutes)
- Whiteboard and markers
- Sentence strips with missing interrogatives
- Index cards with interrogatives (who, what, where, when, why, how)
- Question words
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- Begin the lesson by asking students if they have ever asked a question before.
- Ask students to give examples of questions they have asked or been asked.
- Display the index cards with the question words (interrogatives).
- Discuss each interrogative and give examples of when it is used.
- Provide sentence strips with missing interrogatives.
- Model how to complete the sentence strip by selecting the appropriate interrogative from the index cards and writing it on the sentence strip.
- Repeat this process with several sentence strips to demonstrate how to use interrogatives in sentences.
- Provide each student with a sentence strip with a missing interrogative.
- Instruct students to select the appropriate interrogative from the index cards and write it on their sentence strip to complete the sentence.
- Circulate around the room to provide support and guidance as needed.
- Instruct students to create their own sentences using interrogatives.
- Encourage students to use a variety of interrogatives.
- Monitor students' progress and provide support as needed.
- Assign students to write three sentences using interrogatives.
- Encourage students to share their sentences with the class during the next lesson.
- Provide each student with a whiteboard and marker.
- Instruct students to write a sentence using an interrogative.
- Collect the whiteboards to assess students' understanding of using interrogatives in sentences.
- Formative assessments will be conducted during the lesson to monitor students' understanding of using interrogatives in sentences.
- The exit ticket and progress monitoring assessments will be used to determine students' mastery of identifying and using interrogatives in sentences.
- Ask students to give examples of how they can use interrogatives to ask questions in their daily life.
- Review the importance of using interrogatives to gather information.
- Ask students to share one sentence they wrote using an interrogative during the lesson.
- Students can create a dialogue using interrogatives.
- Students can write a paragraph using interrogatives to gather information on a topic.
- For students who struggle with writing, provide sentence starters to help them create their sentences.
- For students who need extra support, provide a list of example sentences using interrogatives for them to refer to.
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- Use real-world examples to demonstrate the use of interrogatives in asking questions.
- Encourage students to practice using a variety of interrogatives to ask different types of questions.
- Provide visual aids such as sentence strips and index cards to help students identify and use interrogatives correctly.
- Students may confuse interrogatives with other types of words such as adverbs or pronouns.
- Students may incorrectly assume that all questions begin with the word "why."
- Students may struggle with identifying the appropriate interrogative to use in a given sentence.
Common Core Standard:
L.K.1.D - Understand and use question words (interrogatives) (e.g., who, what, where, when, why, how).
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