Discussion Stems for Close Reading ~ Let's Talk About Text! With all of the focus on Close Reading, students need a framework to help them Talk About Text. These stems are perfect for encouraging students to refer back to the text as they practice their
Materials: paper, word cards Create a shutter fold and cut slits to make 4 flaps on each side. Students will write and illustrate the words that they used to create their compound word. Then they will open both flaps and illustrate the compound word.