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How to Help Students Craft a Thought-Provoking Discussion Question (Video)

By Teaching Channel — June 20, 2018 1 min read


Sarah Brown Wessling, a high school English teacher in Johnston, Iowa, and the 2010 National Teacher of the Year, gives her students a formula for writing text-dependent discussion questions. She demonstrates how to craft questions that quote or paraphrase the reading in order to anchor the inquiry in the text.


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