REMEMBER THAT THERE ARE 6 TOTAL TYPES of questions that fall under the categories of Side-Note Questions and Formal Questions.
- Confusion – Question that shows you don’t understand
- Curiosity – Question has an answer (not in text)
- Knowledge – brief answer (who, what, where, when)
- Comprehension – has a longer answer (how, why)
- Analysis – opinion question with limited answers
- Synthesis – opinion questions with variety of answers
Use these articles below to practice writing the 5 types of questions. *Remember that the 6th, confusion question, simply asks something you are confused about so we won’t focus on it.
- Curiosity – Why does the Pope think WWIII may have already begun?
- Knowledge – Where was the Pope speaking?
- Comprehension – Why did the Pope condemn the war?
- Analysis – Do you think that another world war is going to happen soon due to conflicts in Iraq, Syria, Gaza, Ukraine, and parts of Africa?
- Synthesis – How involved do you think the church should be in terms of influencing political leaders?