Question Partners

Purpose:  To give learners practice asking and answering questions

Preparation Time:  10 minutes

Preparation: Find a reading passage at students' level

Materials Needed:  Copies of a short read passage at students' level  

Procedure:

  1. Pass out reading passage to students. Read the passage to them or have them read it themselves, as appropriate
  2. Have students pair up. 
  3. In pairs, have Student A ask Student B a question about the passage. Have student B answer the question. Then have Student B ask Student A a question, etc. Explain and model as appropriate. 
  4. Have students continue to ask and answer questions until they run out of questions.
  • It is a great idea to provide and review a list of possible question types
  • Encourage students to support their answesr by providing evidence from the text.

 

 

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