Question-Answer Relationship (QAR)

Right There: The answer is found directly in the text.

Think and Search: The answer is in several parts of the text. You search and put together.

Author and You: You need to think about what you already know, what the author tells you in the text and how it fits together. Use your background knowledge to make an inference based on the text.

On My Own: You can answer this question without reading the text. You use your background knowledge to answer the question.

Read the text and write your own QAR questions. Then swap your QAR question with another student and see can you find the answers. Compare questions and answers when finished.

Question Answer
Right There:

Who? Where? What? When?

How?

 

 
Think and Search:

Summarize…

What caused…

Retell…

Compare and Contrast…

 
Author and You:

 

Predict what will happen…

Why did the author say,,,

What could be another title for…

 

 
On My Own:

Have you ever…

Do you agree…

How would you feel if…

 

 

Question-Answer Relationship (QAR) Template

Right There: The answer is found directly in the text.

Think and Search: The answer is in several parts of the text. You search and put together.

Author and You: You need to think about what you already know, what the author tells you in the text and how it fits together. Use your background knowledge to make an inference based on the text.

On My Own: You can answer this question without reading the text. You use your background knowledge to answer the question.

Read the text and write your own QAR questions. Then swap your QAR question with another student and see can you find the answers. Compare questions and answers when finished.

Question Answer
Right There:

 

 

 

 
Think and Search:

 

 

 

 
Author and You:

 

 

 

 
On My Own: