Questioning the Author

Questioning the Author
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Guiding Strategy For Reading

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  • Questioning the Author - a subtle, but significant shift in language that is necessary for emphasizing the fact that authors are doing the talking.
  • Why won't you tell me what you want me to know? Why won't you talk to me?
  • Advantages: We were really engaged and active with the text today! I didn't get frustrated because the author was responsible for confusing me and we asked some really great questions that deepened my understanding while I was reading. Yeah but...
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  • I learned about how to talk to authors today in the library and I bet we can use this strategy when we read from our American Girl Doll magazine! I also think it will be cool when we are reading an article on Killer whales for our animal project!
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