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B13 Information Questions

Lesson Thirteen

Information Questions

Question Words…
…used for this information.
Who
a person
What
a thing / fact
Where
a location / place
When
time / day / year / month
Why
reason
How
method / quality

Questions using question words follow two basic patterns:

Question Word + Verb + Subject

QW + V + S

Who is he?

 

…or

 

Question Word + Verb + Subject + Verb

QW + V + S + V

Where do they live?

 

Who am I?

 

 

You’re a teacher.

 

teacher

 

Where are you?

 

 

I’m in the classroom.

 

What does he have?

 

He has some strawberries.

 

 

Where is she?

 

 

She’s at the beach.

 

 

Why is the cat drinking water?

 

 

It’s thirsty.

 

 

When do we have class?

 

 

We have class in the morning.

 

   

You + I = We

 

How are they drinking their milkshake?

 

 

They’re drinking it with a straw.

 

 

What do they have?

 

 

They have popsicles.

 

Practice:

1. ____________ are you? (location / place)

2. ____________ are those people? (people)

3. ____________ is the time? (fact / truth / information)

4. ____________ is he upset? (reason)

5. ____________ is the party? (date / time)

6. ____________ is the weather today? (quality)

7. ____________ coffee is there? (amount)

8. ____________ oranges are on the table? (amount)

(Answers: 1. Where;  2. Who;  3. What;  4. Why;  5. When;  6. How;  7. How much; 8. How many)

(This Orange Level Lesson has more examples of

words used for making questions.)

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