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What are compelling and supporting questions?

What are compelling and supporting questions?

The simple distinction is that a com- pelling question frames an inquiry and a supporting question helps make the compelling question actionable. In other words, supporting questions provide the subject matter scaffolding necessary for students to make and support arguments in answer to the compelling question.

What is an example of a compelling question?

Questions, as envisioned in the Inquiry Arc, are of two types— compelling and supporting. For example, “Was the American Revolution revolutionary?” works as a compelling question because it signals a continuing argument about how to interpret the results of the Revolution.

What are compelling questions?

Compelling Questions. Asks about a topic, event, or idea in early American History in a specific way that may not have been thought about before. ( Raises an interesting question about a social concern and is important to the world.)

What is the focus of a supporting question?

Supporting questions focus on descriptions, definitions, and processes about which there is general agreement within the social studies disciplines, which will assist students to construct explanations that advance the inquiry. Typically, there are 3-4 supporting questions that help to scaffold the compelling question.

How do you ask essential questions?

The simplest way to define an essential question is to call it an open question. It cannot be answered with a ‘yes’ or a ‘no’ or by being labeled true or false. If you can Google the answer or respond in a brief manner, it doesn’t inspire intense investigation or creative output.

What are the 3 essential questions?

In order to meet the needs of its people, every society must answer three basic economic questions:

  • What should we produce?
  • How should we produce it?
  • For whom should we produce it?

What are topical questions?

Topical questions in the House of Commons are questions that may be asked by MPs during the last 15 minutes of most ministerial question sessions. They allow MPs to ask a minister about anything they have responsibility for without having to give them advance notice of the question.

What are some good social studies questions?

Social Studies Questions

  • What groups of people are involved? What do they believe? What do they want?
  • How do these individuals or groups go about getting what they want? What worked or didn’t work, and why?
  • What can be learned from the choices of individuals or groups?

What are good anonymous questions?

List of fun questions to ask

  • What would you name your boat if you had one?
  • What’s the closest thing to real magic?
  • Who is the messiest person you know?
  • What will finally break the internet?
  • What’s the most useless talent you have?
  • What would be on the gag reel of your life?
  • Where is the worst smelling place you’ve been?

What is staging the question?

Staging the question activities introduce students to the ideas behind the compelling question in order to generate curiosity in the topic. Example: Discuss the question of how much change must occur for something to be considered revolutionary.

What is the purpose of supporting details?

The idea behind supporting details is simple; it’s all about providing information to explain and bolster your opinion, claim, or belief.

What are the types of questions that children ask?

The types of questions that children ask (using words) will change as they develop. Below you will find a timeline for the ages at which you can typically expect children to ask the what, where, when, who, and why questions. Note that young children’s verbal skills develop at different rates.

Why is it important for children to ask questions?

Finally, when your child asks questions, it shows how important strong relationships are in helping children learn and grow. Children turn to the people they love and trust to help them learn. Can Babies and Toddlers Ask Questions Before They Can Use Words?

What is a successful technical support response?

Successful technical support resolves complex computer issues with basic instruction and attentive customer service. This question assesses a candidate’s strategies for explaining concepts to their clients and guiding people through the troubleshooting process in an effective, direct way. A successful response should demonstrate: