Welcome to the Reading Question Cards.
You can use these cards with reading activities such as literature
circles, book clubs, reading discussion groups, or just to enhance a
student's daily reading. There are both fiction and non-fiction cards
Here you can either use the on-screen
random card generator or download the cards for printing in your
To use the online question card generator
click on one of the icons to the left.
The non-fiction icon will randomly
generate a card with a question for either non-fiction or biography.
The fiction icon will generate a card
with a question about the story, plot, theme, characters, or about the
If you want to print your own question
cards to use in a classroom, download the question-card sheets from
below (in PDF format), then print them out onto card stock paper. If
you want to have the card backs, re-print your card sheets with the
cardback-fiction and cardback-nonfiction PDFs so that the cardback
images are on the opposite side of your question cards. Next cut out
your cards and it is really helpful if you want to keep using them to
seal them in some way, such as laminating them.
Download the: Fiction
Question Cards | cardback-fiction
Question Cards | cardback-nonfiction
Thanks to Dr. Cavanaugh and his
educational technology class for creating the question cards, to to Lisa Dooley-Rufle for the
questions, and to MorgueFile
for the images. The question cards were created using Trading Card
Creator from BigHugeLabs.