Asking Questions and Making Predictions: AP rereading Activity by aP68V1sd


									High School English Language Arts                                          Science Fiction
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                        Asking Questions: A Prereading Activity

In your literature circle, complete both parts.

Part One: Asking Questions

Read each of the following and talk about various questions that come to mind. Record
three questions for each. (Note: Some novels may not include all elements.)

1. The title of the novel
   Example: Does the title “Fahrenheit 451” have to do with heat?

2. Front and back covers and artwork

3. Praises and reviews inside the book

4. Acknowledgments

5. Table of contents

6. List of books by the author

7. Author’s biography

Part Two: What Do You Know?

1. After considering the prereading your literature circle has done so far, discuss what
   you now know about the novel. Record some of your findings.

2. Discuss and record what you now know about the author.

November 4, 2003                                           SCoPE EN090104 Page 1 of 1

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