Discussion Questions - Listening

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1. headline? did you think you What read the when

2. word the mind when images in are What your hear 'solar'? you

3. solar you about What do know eclipses?

4. astronomy? How are in interested you

5. do up look you at What the think sky? you when

6. you ever an eclipse? Have seen

7. scientists from this learn What eclipse? might

8. about ionosphere? you know the do What

9. the study important it sun? is How to

10. the are What sun's mysteries?

11. like Did you article? this reading

12. What the think you of do word you when 'eclipse'? hear

13. what do you think What you about read?

14. of do think solar What you eclipses?

15. it be What like a fighter would be to pilot?

16. know you What space? do about to want

17. three best adjectives describe story? this What

18. What have on eclipses do effects nature?

19. How dangerous might an be during driving eclipse?

20. you ask astronomers? would What to questions the like

Back to the solar eclipse lesson.

Solar Eclipse - The 20 Questions

STUDENT A's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student B)
  1. What did you think when you read the headline?
  2. What images are in your mind when you hear the word 'solar'?
  3. What do you know about solar eclipses
  4. How interested are you in astronomy?
  5. What do you think when you look up at the sky?
  6. Have you ever seen an eclipse?
  7. What might scientists learn from this eclipse?
  8. What do you know about the ionosphere?
  9. How important is it to study the sun?
  10. What are the sun's mysteries?

STUDENT B's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)
  1. Did you like reading this article? Why/not?
  2. What do you think of when you hear the word 'eclipse'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do you think of solar eclipses?
  5. What would it be like to be a fighter pilot?
  6. What do you want to know about space?
  7. What three adjectives best describe this story?
  8. What effects do eclipses have on nature?
  9. How dangerous might driving be during an eclipse?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the astronomers?

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