Question-Answer Relationships – 4 Types of Questions
As you read, develop questions for each of these categories.

             In the Book QARs                                    In My Head QARs
  Right There                                           Author and You
  The answer is in the text, usually easy to find.      The answer is not in the story. You need to
  The words used to make up the question and            think about what you already know, what the
  words used to answer the question are Right           author tells you in the text, and how it fits
  There in the same sentence.                           together.

  Sample Right There Questions                          Sample Author and You Questions
  In what year was the Declaration of                   Which right in the Bill of Rights is most
  Independence signed?                                  important to you and why?

   Your Right There Question:                            Your Author and You Question:

  Think and Search (Putting it Together)                On My Own
  The answer is in the selection, but you need to       The answer is not in the selection. You can even
  put together different pieces of information to       answer the question without reading the
  find it. Words for the question and words for the     selection. You need to use your own experience.
  answer are not found in the same sentence. They       Use your prior knowledge.
  come from different places in the selection.

  Sample Think and Search Questions                     Sample On My Own Questions
     1. Give several reasons why people should             1. What do you know about good nutrition?

   Your Think and Search Question:                       Your On My Own Question:

Adapted from Project CRISS

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