Lesson Plan

Once Upon a Question Mark

What's the question? In this lesson about question marks, students will learn how to write and identify questions, generate their own questions, and read with punctuation marks in mind.
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Learning Objectives

Students will use question marks effectively in oral and written language.


(10 minutes)
Summer CampSummer Camp 2Question Words
  • Pass out the Summer Camp worksheet to your students.
  • Read the passage aloud, not using inflection as you read.
  • Discuss the missing punctuation marks. For example: How would the story sound if I used a question mark here? How does punctuation tell us to read?
  • Show students the symbol for the question mark.
  • Instruct them to write the symbol in their notebooks.
  • Explain that a question mark is used at the end of an asking sentence.