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Baston C of E Primary School

Baston C of E Primary School

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Useful Question Stems

Useful Question Stems

   When creating enquiy questions the way the question is worded is important to allow for deeper thinking below are some examples of questions stems that we use.

*What is … (eg What is love?) • What makes … (eg What makes a friend special?)

   *Would you be … (eg Would you be the same person if you had a different name?)

   *How do we know what … (eg How do we know what courage is?)

   *Always or never (eg Should our dreams always come true?)

   *What if … (eg What if people had never learned how to tell lies?)

   *Is it possible … (eg Is it possible to be normal and different at the same time?)

   *When … (eg When is happiness a bad emotion?)

   *Who … (eg Who decides what art is?)

   *Can we … (eg Can we ever know someone else – or even ourselves – completely?)

   *Why do we say … (eg Why do we say ‘seeing is believing’?)