Deeper Reading Activities

Classroom Activities

20 Questions Activity (pgs.58,59)

Good readers consciously work through early confusion. After reading the first chapter of any text, students should generate 20 questions. This will help students read closely and focus as they read the rest of the book. Twenty questions will help students understand: 1)Confusion is natural when reading complex text 2)good readers are not deterred by initial confusion 3)hanging in there when the early part of the book is tough is what good readers do.

Have students use the following words to start their 20 questions: Who, What, Why, When, Where, Which, How