Presentation on theme: "Welcome to this IRSC Adult Education Live Virtual Lesson"— Presentation transcript:
1 Welcome to this IRSC Adult Education Live Virtual Lesson Diana Lenartiene, Ed. S. moderator/instructor
2 Introducing… your virtual classroom ReadLet me give you a quick tour of our virtual classroom so you may know how to get simple interact with me! Pay attention, there will be a quiz at the end!6/10/2008; updated: 10/3/11Elluminate Meeting/Classroom
7 5 W’s and an HThe 5 W’s and an H is a way of asking questions about a person, place, thing, an event, and a reason.
8 The State Standard for this lesson: F Answer “who,” “what,” “when,” “where,” “how,” and “why” questionsconcerning a wide range of texts, literary forms, and printed materials.
9 The Five W’s (or..) What ? Where? When? Who? Why? The image on the next slide gives an example of how we can use this skill.
10 The 5 W’s and the H Who What When Where Why How Reporters use the 5 W’s and the H, all the time to ask questions. These 6 questions are THE most helpful ones to ask yourself when reading.
11 Take the time to ask questions, then be sure to make the time to answer them.How this works is when you find a good article or web site, you need to find the answers to the 5 W’s and an H as you read.By doing this, you are pushing yourself to find meaning in the reading and pull out the important information.
12 WHO While you are looking at the web site, ask yourself the question: Who worked on the web site (authors)?Who is the author talking about or to (if any)?Who is the web site built for?Who …Write your answers down, these will become your notes.
13 WHATWhat question was the author answering?What is the the main idea for the article or web site (title)?What new things did you learn?What …Your answers, are the notes that will help you remember what is important.
14 WHENWhen was the web page or article published (updated)?When is the important event happening? When did it happen?When …Your notes will be a study guide, as they are the most important pieces of information.
15 WHEREWhere is the main character or writer from?Where is the action taking place?Where are the headings and titles?Where …
16 WHY Why did you select this article or web site? Why is the important event happeningWhy….
17 HOW And last, but not least ask questions which contain: How did it happen?How did they do that?How did the story end?How …
18 Find the Five Ws and HRead the news article from a school newspaper below. Answer the questions that follow.A Whale of a TimeLast year in July a group of students from our class visited the Sunshine Coast in Australia to watch the antics of the mighty humpback whales.We were lucky enough to go out for the day on a whale-watching cruise in the protected waters of Hervey Bay. Our guide told us to watch for the “blow”, the burst of spray that is often the first sign of a whale sighting. Then Grant Oldham spotted the first whale tail slapping and waving in the waters.“Heaving humpback!” he shouted while the rest of us gazed spellbound at the pectoral fins in the sea. It was mighty.1. Who went on the outing?2. Where did they go?3. When did they go?4. Why did they go?5. What did they do?6. How did they feel when they saw the humpback whale?
19 Let’s ReviewBy asking questions like a reporter, we can pull the important facts from an article or a web site.The 5 W’s and an H are helpful starting points for your questions.Your answers become the review (study) notes of the article or web site.Be sure to reference the article or web site you were looking at for answers.Remember the more you practice the faster and easier this process will become.
20 Who, where, why, when, what? Now it is your turn Look at the images in the following slidesSee if you can use the 5w’s to come up with questions of your own about what you see.
21 WHY are buildings like this? WHAT caused it?WHO was affected?WHEN did it happen?WHERE is this?WHY are buildings like this?
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