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Reading Apprenticeship

the Reading Apprenticeship program by the Center of Academic Success

Sentence Frames support students to participate in thoughtful academic conversation. These scaffolds are particularly important for English learners, to help them begin the process of expressing their ideas...

Asking Questions

  • When I read . . . on page xx, I wondered . . .

  • After I read . . . on page yy, I got confused about . . . because

Offering Evidence

  • I don't think . . . could be true, because on page zz it says . . .

  • If . . . is true, then that is a good reason to believe that . . . is true. 

Building on Ideas

  • I agree with your idea that . . . and I would like to add . . .
     
  • I have a different idea. To me, the evidence . . . on page xx means . . .