WHY USE QUESTION STEMS
*Question stems aid the teacher as a tool to use in assessing and interpreting
student understanding of critical reading skills.
*Using question stems daily builds confidence and a deeper understanding of what
and how to interpret or answer a comprehension questions.
* Using question stems help students to become familiarized with the language that
they will use on the test.
* It is highly important after reading an article, that the type of question being
asked is analyzed or understood in order to know how to apply the correct answer