Restating gives the speaker/writer an extra minute to gather their thoughts. Copy this!
What did you do last night when you got home from school? Last night I did many things when I got home from school.
Why is it important to be on time for school? There are many reasons why it is important to be on time for school.
How do members of your family enjoy free time together? The members of my family enjoy free time together in many ways.
The United States was involved in several wars in the twentieth century. What types of wars was the United States involved in the twentieth century?
The scientific process involves several steps. What are the steps for the scientific process?
This mathematical problem can be solved in two ways. Explain how many ways this mathematical problem can be solved.
A question will start with…. Who What Where When Why How A petition asks you to do something like… Explain Compare Describe Discuss Copy this!
Use as many words from the question in your answer! Do not use pronouns! (they, he, she, we, it) Copy this!
#1. Cross out what you don’t need #2. Underline the words you are going to keep # 3. Rewrite the sentence with added words. Copy this! 6 th Grade
Why is it important to save the Sphinx? Use details from the story to support your answer. Copy this! Checklist
Did you use most of the words? Did you reread your writing? Does your spelling match the question’s? Did you have to substitute for any pronouns or verbs? Which ones? Were you restating a question or a petition? Copy this!