Different types of question matrix


question matrix.pngHere is a copy of the question matrix which is our fortnightly focus.

Pupils can use it; They can only ask certain types of question

The teacher can use it; tick off how many times you have asked certain types of questions in a lesson.

Top Tips for questioning from Belmont Teach

Top Tips

  • Plan for deeper questioning – including who
  • Wait for an answer – use think/pair/share
  • Ask probing and open questions as well as closed questions
  • Know the answer to your questions / how to move learning forward


Responsive Questioning – Andrew Tharby