Most of us may have kept a book log or journal about what we've read. At school, we probably had to do a book talk at some stage.
Sentence stems help students to start thinking about what they're reading. These sentence stems can help them to capture their thoughts, which they may then record.
The author of 'Critical Reading: 50 Sentence Stems to Help Students Talk About What They Read' has three categories for the sentences:
- Stems that help students talk about themselves as readers
- Stems that help students talk about the topic
- Stems that help students talk about the author and author purpose
Check them out and help your students explore the texts they read.