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Asking Powerful Questions

This modelling the tools is incorporated into critical challenges at Kindergarten and grades 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 12, however, it can be adapted for use at all grade levels.



Apply the procedure in other contexts.

  • Repeat this activity as other guests visit the class, when students frame questions in preparation for studying a topic or when engaged in inquiry projects.
  • An interesting extension for older students would be to adjust and apply the criteria to evaluate the quality of the answers resulting from the questions.
  • Consider other contexts where questions and answers are highlighted such as politics, journalism, television, law, and so forth. Encourage students to observe and evaluate questions and answers in real world contexts using criteria generated in this learning sequence.






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