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Grade 5 Speaking / Listening - Questions
A good topic for a group discussion is Pet Tricks.

Grade 5 Speaking / Listening - Questions

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Whether it is a whole class discussion or a small group discussion, students should pose questions to each other. They should also respond to specific questions. Comments should be made to the discussion. In this quiz, the students will ask questions that they think pertain to the topic as well as respond or elaborate on what has been said.

1.
Read the discussion topic below.
Topic: Should someone take a job only because it pays well?
Which question below could someone pose to the rest of the group?
How much money does your mom make?
What jobs would you love to do?
What job do you hate?
Which jobs make a lot of money?
The best way to start this discussion would be to discuss which jobs make a lot of money.
2.
Read the discussion topic below.
Topic: Should someone take a job only because it pays well?
A person in the group responds below.
Response: I would never become a doctor even if they make a lot of money because they have to deal with blood and guts.
How could another student elaborate on that response?
Lawyers make a lot of money by handling cases.
If there is a doctor who does not do his job right, he could hurt people.
Doctors help others in a time of need.
Doctors probably make more than lawyers.
This response is a good response in keeping to the same topic.
3.
Read the discussion topic below.
Topic: What is the best way to help two enemies become friends?
How could a student first respond to this question?
Friends are a good thing to have because you can always rely on a true friend.
Enemies usually do hateful things to each other in order to make each other angry.
Sometimes, finding what these two people have in common might bring them together.
A child's first friend is usually his or her pet.
This response relates best to the question.
4.
Read the discussion topic below.
Topic: What is the best way to help two enemies become friends?
A student makes the following comment.
Comment: I had a friend who got mad at me for a long time.
What could someone say to elaborate on this comment?
What is her first and last name?
I have a classmate now who doesn't like me.
Did you ever become friends again?
You probably did the right thing.
This question may allow the student to explain how they become friends again.
5.
Read the discussion topic below.
Topic: Family traditions
Which question below could someone pose to the rest of the group?
Is your family important to you?
Who lives in your house with you?
Do you like Thanksgiving?
What does your family do on Thanksgiving?
People usually have certain family traditions that they do on Thanksgiving.
6.
Read the discussion topic below.
Topic: Family traditions
What comment could be made about this topic?
Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate the Pilgrims coming to the United States.
My family usually eats a big dinner on Thanksgiving and then we tell what we are thankful for.
My family loves Thanksgiving, but there are times when my sister can't fly home from college.
Most families eat turkey on Thanksgiving.
This comment explains a family tradition.
7.
Read the discussion topic below.
Topic: Family Traditions.
How could a student elaborate on the following comment?
Comment: After Thanksgiving Day, my family buys all their presents on Black Friday.
Some of my family goes out on Black Friday to get some good deals.
Black Friday is a day that usually has lots of sales.
In December, my family begins to plan our trip for our summer vacation.
My mom cooks the Thanksgiving dinner all day on Thanksgiving.
This relates to Black Friday which was brought up by a student.
8.
Read the discussion topic below.
Topic: Unusual Pet Tricks
Which question below could someone pose to the rest of the group?
What is an unusual name for a dog?
How many people in this world have a pet dog?
What tricks can your dog do?
Do you have a cat too?
This question helps students focus on the topic.
9.
Read the discussion topic below.
Topic: Unusual Pet Tricks
What comment could someone make about the topic?
One day, my dog got left outside all day long.
Some dogs can fetch a newspaper and bring it back.
My dog eats a lot of dog food and sometimes we feed him table scraps.
A few dogs get sick and need to be taken to the vet's office.
This comment relates to the topic and is a good way to start the discussion.
10.
Read the discussion topic below.
Topic: The Importance of Eating Healthy
Which question below could someone pose to the rest of the group?
How many times a day do you eat?
Do you like desserts?
What are some healthy foods?
Should students have to exercise regularly?
This question would start the discussion by explaining some of the healthy foods.
Author:  Amy Flanders

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