Lesson Plan - Get It!
Detectives need to ask important questions in order to solve a case. Since Detective Darlene can't find her question mark (?), she is having a problem asking any questions. Let's help her out!
When you are writing down a question, it always has to end in a question mark. Practice drawing a question mark in the air. Here is what a question mark looks like if you've forgotten:
So if you asked your friend how old he or she is, you would say: How old are you? Since it is a question, you have to end it with a question mark.
There are certain words that help you decide if a sentence is a question. Can you think of any of these question words? Share your thoughts with your parent or teacher. If you want to be a good detective, you will need to learn what these question words are; so you know how to ask good questions to solve your mystery.
Here is a list of the most common question words:
After reading the list, create a question with each of the words. Ask the question to your parent or teacher.