July 11, 2022
The best questions teachers should ask when thinking about reading
Asking the right questions will help students to think effectively about reading, and understand text in a deeper way.
A hurdle literacy teachers can face is students not doing the ‘big thinking’ as they read. And quite often, it’s because teachers aren’t enabling students to engage in the right processes.
That’s why literacy expert Sharon Callen talked about how teachers can help students engage in conscious acts of questions, visualising and gathering information, on Episode 63 of The Teacher’s Tool Kit for Literacy
Sharon firstly defined the meaning of ‘thinking about reading’, as opposed to ‘thinking whilst reading’.