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1 Interview & Biography Project

2 Tasks: Develop open-ended questions Interview another student Write a biographic profile 2-3 paragraphs, Typed, Double-Spaced Due: Tuesday 9/4

3 Focus Skills: Understanding Open-Ended Questions Creating a Good Lead Writing Varied Conclusions

4 Good Writing All good writing has Purpose (reason for writing) and an Audience (intended readers)

5 Purpose: Introduce a student Audience: teachers, classmates.

6 Interview & Research Skills: Open-ended Question: question designed to produce a free response rather than a direct, or one- word response. Examples- Closed: How old are you? Open: What makes a person mature?

7 Open-ended Questions Four of these interview items are close-ended, and four are open-ended. Make two columns on your paper and copy the item down into the correct column.

8 Categorize Close-Ended Open-Ended

9 Close-ended vs. Open-ended 1.Describe your dream job. 2.Do you have a most embarrassing memory? 3.What was a moment that changed your life? 4.What is your favorite subject? 5.Do you play a sport? 6.Tell me about your favorite trip. 7.How many siblings do you have? 8.What is something unusual about your family?

10 1. Describe your dream job. Open-ended 2. Do you have a most embarrassing memory? Closed 3. What was a moment that changed your life? Open 4. What is your favorite subject? Closed 5. Do you play a sport? Closed 6. Tell me about your favorite trip. Open 7. How many siblings do you have? Closed 8. What is something unusual about your family? Open

11 Choose two of the close-ended questions and re-write as open-ended questions. ###

12 Write Down Your Number Find Your Person

13 In your own words Whats the difference between a close-ended and open-ended question? Think about it…what questions can you ask tomorrow for a good interview?

14 Students Questions Do we have to ask each other the same questions? Do all the questions have to be open- ended? Do we have to write about every question we asked? Can we start our writing already? Does it have to be typed?

15 Now you are ready to develop interview questions. Next Skill: Good Intros and Conclusions…

16 In your own words Now you are ready to develop interview questions. Next Skill: Good Intros and Conclusions…

17 Review # 1. All writing has A. An__________________ and B. A __________________ Hint: NOT Introduction & Conclusion

18 Open-ended questions Sports interview example Closed:Are you excited about the championship? Open:What did it take to finally make it to the championship?

19 Open-ended questions General interview example Closed:Who will you vote for this in election? Open:What do you think about the two candidates in this election?

20 Day 2 Review Close-ended: How many students are in Grove-City High School? Open-ended: How does the number of students in a school affect learning? # 2. What is the difference between a close- ended and open-ended question? (Full Sentence)

21 Open-ended Research Open-ended research questions produce more interesting results. Example Topic: Cars and the environment Close-Ended: How much pollution is caused by cars? Open-Ended: What are many possible solutions to car pollution?

22 Open-ended for Research Choose 1 of these topics and write an open ended research question: 1.The financial costs of space travel 2.Drugs and crime 3.Education in other countries Others?

23 Interview Questions Questions: Where do you see yourself (5yrs/10yrs)? Describe familys culture. Explain family situation/relationships. *Who do you admire (Why?)* Explain what you want to be when older. Who/what inspires you? Remember to use follow-up questions.

24 First name that comes first alphabetically Asks questions First Ex: Aaron asks Zeke first

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26 Interview Questions -Open Ended Questions-


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