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Angie Helton
RE: Examples?
Fri Jun 12, 2015 21:39

An unprompted question would be more about the student's personal experience that may relate to something in the book, but not the main idea is how I understand it. Your question about provoking a higher level of taxonomic thinking is a good one. I do not know, but I will go through the article again to see if I can find the answer for you. The reason ASD students have difficulties with pronouns is because of the various things each word can represent. I can mean me, Angie, if I'm doing the talking or I can mean you, Jean, if you are doing the talking. See how confusing just that sentence alone is? Some ASD students can't comprehend that a word can mean more than one thing.

Different but same idea ... the word 'dove'. If the student knows the word 'dove' to be a bird, then when the student reads the sentence 'I 'dove' into the water' the student may imagine a 'dove' getting wet in the water.

  • Examples? - Jean Milton, Fri Jun 12 20:38
    What would be an example of an unprompted question? Would it be a question that would be about the student but may relate to the story in some way? Do you know if one type of question provokes a... more
    • RE: Examples? - Angie Helton, Fri Jun 12 21:39
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