The Right Question Institute invited two teachers to develop lesson plans using the QFT which feature archival materials from EBSCO’s…
High School (9 – 12)
Learn how Massachusetts Science and Engineering Fair (MSEF) advisers used the Question Formulation Technique (QFT) with students at the start of the journey to promote authentic ownership over projects.
Explore resources to help spark student questions and learning--during Black History Month — and every month.
Using primary sources — photos, newspaper articles, letters, and so much more — in combination with the Question Formulation Technique can be a powerful way for students to ask questions about the past and think about the present. Black History Month is a good opportunity for students to explore primary sources through questions.
In this lesson snapshot, a 10th grade English class reading The Crucible pauses to study a primary source artifact from 1692: a letter written by accused witches petitioning for their bail during the Salem Witch Trials.
In this lesson snapshot, a 9th grade Spanish for heritage speakers class dives into the world of descriptive language. Students examine a series of current and historical inventions, some of them artifacts from the Library of Congress, asking questions about their size, color, shape, material, function, and more.