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Tool: Student questionnaire 1 (older students)

Before beginning a unit, some insight can be gained by asking students questions related to the topic or subject matter. Being aware of phobias and potential trouble areas can assist your planning.

Student name:

We will soon begin studying ___________________. In order to help me plan, please respond to the following questions:

Describe your overall feelings regarding the subject of (math, science, social studies, etc.)

We are going to begin learning about _______________________.

How familiar are you with this topic?

On a scale from 1 – 10 (with 1 meaning “nothing” and 10 meaning “I’m an expert”) describe how much you know about this topic and explain your answer.

What do you think that you will do well with regard to this topic?

What do you think will be your biggest challenge with regard to this subject?

What do you most want to learn about this topic?

How can I most assist your learning?

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