Who, What, Where
About the Who, What, Where Lesson
An introductory lesson on asking sentences or questions.
• to explain the differences between statements and questions;
• to provide examples of sentences that ask questions;
• to introduce a list of words that signal an asking sentence;
• to introduce the question mark and its function.
A sentence is a group of words that makes complete sense.
Some sentences are called telling sentences, or statements. A telling sentence does just what the name says ? it tells us something. Like most other sentences, telling sentences must end with a period.
Another kind of sentence is an asking sentence, or a question. An asking sentence usually begins with a word that asks a question. Some common asking words are:
who, what, when, where, why, how