Scaffolding is encouraged in the standards. Turning and talking, explaining how a character changes throughout a text, and also including a theme.
Peter provides sentence frames to support this discussion.
I think [ POSITION ], because [REASON ]
In the story, it says [EVIDENCE ].
If [ACTION ], then [BAD CONSEQUENCE].
What if [SCENARIO]?
Let [classmate ] talk!
Put [classmate ] in [scenario].
What do you think, [classmate]?