4 Level 1: What are Level 1 Questions? Level 1: BasementWhat are Level 1 Questions?The answer can be found in the text – you can put your finger on it.Has to do with only the text – not issues beyond.Asks for facts about what has been heard or readLess thinking – more recall/remembering
5 Level 1: define observe describe name identify recite note list Level 1: BasementWords you might see/hear:defineobservedescribenameidentifyrecitenotelist
6 Level 1 Possible Questions: In your house visual, write 3 questions about the book we just read in class. Use sentence starters from the list below:What is…?How is…?Where is…?When did ___ happen?How did _______?Why did…?How would you describe…?When did…?Can you recall…?How would you show…?Can you select…?Who were the main...?Can you list three…?Which one…?Who was…?
7 Level 2: What are Level 2 Questions? Include background knowledge AND Level 2: Ground FloorWhat are Level 2 Questions?Include background knowledge ANDclues from the text.Answer is more of an INFERENCE.-Use both the AUTHOR and YOU(Book) (Brain)You probably can’t put your finger on the answer in the text.The clues to answer the question are in the text.
8 Level 2: Words you might see/hear: Compare Apply Infer Analyze Level 2: Ground FloorLevel 2:Words you might see/hear:CompareApplyInferAnalyzeContrastDistinguish between…ClassifySolveDetermineExplain
9 Level 2 Possible Questions: In your house visual, write 2 questions about the book we read in class. Use sentence starters from the list below:How is __ similar to ___?What can we infer from….?How would you categorize…?What is the purpose of….?How would you classify….?What conclusions can you draw about…?Why do you think…?How is __ related to __?Predict what would happen if…What will happen when…Can you prove that…Explain why/how…Why did the author include…?Why did the character…?Describe in your own words what ____ means.How would you summarize…?Compare/contrast ____ to_____.How are ____ and ____ different?What was the author’s purpose when…What’s the main theme or message of…Analyze why…
10 Level 3: What are Level 3 Questions? Open-ended; multiple answers Level 3: PenthouseWhat are Level 3 Questions?Open-ended; multiple answersAsk the So What?Opinion-based; we have to interpret, analyze, and evaluateBig-picture questionsConnect to the world beyond the book
12 Level 3 Possible Questions: In your house visual, write 1 question about the book we just read in class. Use sentence starters from the list below:Would it be better if…?What choice would you have made…?Do you agree with…?How would you prove…?What judgment would you make about…?If you were there, would you…?How would you solve this problem in your own life?What do you think will happen to…How could you determine…?What would you recommend…?Based on what you know, how would you explain…?Was/Is it fair when…?Describe the events that might occur if…What would the world be like if…?Predict how you/he/she would…