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Designing good questions can guide students to develop a deeper understanding of text.

Module Objectives

By the end of this module, you will be able to:

  • Incorporate well-crafted, text-dependent questions (TDQs) using grade-level text.
  • Craft text-dependent questions that allow students to analyze the deepest meanings that reside in the text.

Middle School Maryland College and Career Ready Standards (MCCRS)
You will find multiple opportunities to develop and use TDQs in your classroom. Many of the literature and informational reading standards may require the use of TDQs to fully explore and address the content of the standard. MCCRS are referenced throughout this module as you learn how to develop TDQs. Refer to the About page for a list of MCCRS that may help assist with creating TDQs in your instruction.

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