Scaffolding Statements

Sentence openers for discussion.
KS2 | 15 Mins | Teacher led

Alternatively during reflective discussions with the children the following could be used in order to scaffold children’s thinking.


  • During the identity work I thought/heard…

Or   When we looked at the information about our link I noticed…

Or   On a linking day, I saw / heard….


Followed by


  • I felt….
  • It made me think….
  • (or) I started to wonder / question….
  • I learnt….
  • I will now try….
  • (or) I will change….


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