A.P. History Summer Assignment
Critical Reading Skill: Levels of Questions
(For all examples below, consider the text the Emancipation Proclamation.)
I: Level One Questions
You will write five Level 1 Questions, with answers.
-Answers are explicit in the text
-Who, What, When, Where?
Example: According to the Emancipation Proclamation, which slaves were to be set free?
II: Level Two Questions
You will write three Level 2 Questions, with answers.
-Answers are implicit in the text
-Require Analysis of the text
Example: After reading the Emancipation Proclamation what can be inferred about Abraham
Lincoln’s views on slavery?
III: Level Three Questions
You will write 1 Level Three Question, with a response.
-No Answer in the text
-Answers are “outside” or beyond the text
-No Singular correct answer
- Designed to provoke discussion
Example: Evaluate the effectiveness of Lincoln’s issuing the Emancipation Proclamation as a
tool to end the Civil War more rapidly.