ZZZGONE - Instructional Specialist - Walker, Shunda
- All About Me
- Helpful links
- Mission Statement
- Meet Dr. Walker
- 3rd Grade - Henry County Virtual Tutoring
- What is the role of a Literacy Coach?
- Close Reading
- ELA Virtual Tutor
- Locating Common Core Resources
- What is Close Reading?
- What Are Text Dependent Questions?
- Checkpoints for Academic Progress
- Balanced Literacy Approach
- Accelerated Reader
- Student Websites
- Elementary Teacher ELA Resources
- Academic Vocabulary
- Lexile Framework For Reading
- Florida Center For Reading Research
- Vocabulary Interactive Games
- Typing Websites
- R.A.C.E. Strategy
What are Text Dependent Questions?
What are Text-Dependent Questions (TDQs) and how do they relate to Close Reading?
Text-dependent questions are questions that can only be answered by the student referring back to the text being read. Students must often read closely and analyze the text to sufficiently respond to text-dependent questions. Close reading involves reading the text multiple times as a means to deepen comprehension. Once students find evidence in the text that supports the question being asked, he/she will write a response to a TDQ using this textual evidence.
These question stems may be helpful to students as they learn to respond to text-dependent questions: