Questioning the Author

  • Builds understanding of ideas in text through queries and discussion
    * deposes the authority of the text

  • Questioning the Author approach involves discussing the text while students are reading it.

Beck, I.L., McKeown, M.G., Hamilton, R.L., & Kucan, L. (1997). Questioning the author: An approach for enhancing student engagement with text. Newark, DL: International Reading Association.