Asking Clarifying Questions

This resource supports the teaching of specific education and training content that can be implemented by classroom instructors in the context of a particular career cluster.

Janice Bisch
Heather Turngren
Author(s) Organizational Affiliation
Minneapolis ABE Center
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Instructional Material
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Target Audience

This unit provides a very detailed exploration of clarifying questions and statements for English language learners (ELLs). There are opportunities for discussion, written and verbal activities, modeling of the formulation of appropriate questions, and workplace applications. The content includes a lesson plan with instructional activities, hand-outs, rubrics, and a culminating activity.

Benefits and Uses

This unit would be appropriate for inclusion in a bridge course across all career pathways.

Resource Notice

This resource was reviewed and vetted through the Designing Instruction for Career Pathways initiative of the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Vocational and Adult Education under Contract No. ED-CFO-10-A-0072/0001.