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Types of Questions

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Austin Stevenson

on 1 October 2015

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Transcript of Types of Questions

Types of Questions: How you ask is as important as what you ask.
There are many types of questions, but three basic types will help you find meaning in most texts
Let's start with a thought exercise. What do you think the following quote is saying?
"There are no right answers to wrong questions." -Ursula K Le Guin
Factual
Questions

The answers can be found directly on the page.
Who, What, When, Where, and How questions
These questions focus on details the reader finds in the text.
Examples:
Who dies at the end?
What does one character think of another?
Where is the story set?
When do the characters leave?
Inductive
Questions

The answers can be found in the text, but require digging
Why, How, and So What questions
These questions require the reader to interpret evidence to reach a conclusion.
For example:
Why does one character refuse to give up a quest?
How does the author shape the reader's view of the conflict?
Why does the author end the story in a cliffhanger?
How does one character's personality change by the end of the story?
Analytical
Questions
These connect the texts to other texts, ideas, or situations through synthesis.
How are these things similar, different, or related questions
These questions move beyond the text and into larger comparisons and ideas
For Example:
How is this story different than another one?
In what ways does this poem show modern problems?
What does this play tell us about the idea of racism?
Any Questions?
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