Grade 2 Speaking / Listening - Clarification
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Grade 2 Speaking / Listening - Clarification

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First graders may need to seek clarification during their reading process. They may not know how or what questions to ask for clarification. Practicing asking questions during the reading process will help students learn how to clarify information. They also may need to gather additional information to learn more about the topic. In this quiz, an adult will either need to read the texts to the student or the student will need to read the short text to himself or herself and then choose a question to ask for clarification.

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1.
Listen or read the text below.

Cakes taste sweet. They have lots of sugar in them. Some cakes have fruit in them. Cakes are not good for you.

You want to know more about cakes. What could you ask to know more?
What fruit is green?
Is sugar bad for you?
Do cakes have fruit in them?
How do you make a cake?
This is the only question that can't be answered from the text, but is about the topic of cakes.
2.
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Bears live in the woods. Bears are always hungry. A bear may come to your camp.

Which question helps you learn more about bears?
How can you be safe from a bear?
Why do you like teddy bears?
What animals are in a zoo?
What is a picnic?
This question pertains to the information that bears may approach you. You want to be safe from a bear.
3.
Listen or read the text below.

Many families own a car. A car helps to get you to another place. A car may be blue, green, black, white or other colors.

You want to know more about cars. What could you ask to know more?
Do you ride the bus?
What do you drive?
When did you get your bike?
How far can you walk?
This question is about cars since it mentions driving.
4.
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Farmers have animals. Some animals lay eggs. Others give milk.

Which question helps you learn more about eggs?
Do you live on a farm?
Do you like to eat eggs?
What animals live on a farm?
What animal lays eggs?
This question pertains to eggs because the question asks to name the animal that produces eggs.
5.
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Girls like dolls. They are pretty. You can put clothes on a doll. You can brush her hair.

What could you ask to know more?
Which dress is pretty?
What are dolls made of?
What clothes do you wear?
How many toys do you have?
This question would make the reader learn more about dolls and the material that dolls are made of.
6.
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Trains travel across land. They travel on tracks. They may have many cars.

Which question helps you learn more about trains?
Did you go on a trip this year?
How fast do trains go?
Have you been to New York?
How fast do buses go?
This question allows students to understand the speed trains travel.
7.
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Chairs have many uses. People may sit on chairs at a table. Other people may use chairs to stand on.

You want to know more about chairs. What could you ask to know more?
What store can you buy a chair from?
Do you have a sofa?
Can you sit on the floor?
What is a table made of?
This question would allow students to know where to purchase a chair.
8.
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Milk is white. It tastes good. You must keep milk cold. You can put milk on cereal.

Which question helps you learn more about milk?
What do you put cream in?
Where does milk come from?
Can you cook with cream?
Is ice cold?
Asking this question would allow students to know that milk comes from cows.
9.
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Planes fly in the sky. They fly above the clouds. A plane has wings. It flies high.

You want to know more about planes. What could you ask to know more?
Why do you go to the bus stop?
Do birds fly in the sky?
When do you leave for your trip?
How do you fly a plane?
This question would show the steps to flying a plane.
10.
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Some soup is made of water or milk. Soup is wet. It may have meat or vegetables in it.

Which question helps you learn more about soup?
Do you like to eat green beans?
Where do you cook soup?
Why is the dinner cold?
When do you eat lunch?
This question allows students to know that you would need to cook soup on the stove.
Author:  Amy Flanders

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