What do HAND, HEART and HEAD questions look like?
- Literal-level questioning
- Answers can be found directly in the text
- You can put your hand on the answer
- How many dwarves were with Snow White?
- What was the first thing Jack stole from the Giant?
- There will be clues in the text but the answer is not directly stated.
- May be referred to as interpreting, infer ring, or predicting
- Why did Goldilocks go into the bears’ house? How do you know?
- How old do you think Red Riding Hood is?
- Which little pig was the smartest?
- Evaluative or affective
- Offer no clues in the text to the “correct” answer
- Answers may be speculation based on background knowledge or feelings
- Often opinion questions or personal response
- Which version of the Cinderella story did you prefer? Why?
- Which fairy tale character do you relate to most? Why?
- Why do you think the author made the changes he/she did in the “fractured” version of the story?