Have the students write down a text connections that they make during their independent reading time on a slip of construction paper, share, and then categorize them into the three text connections. Once categorized, connect them to create paper chains:)  I love the visual "connection" picture that it makes in the kids heads. -the {ART} of learning: {Text Connections}

Have the students write down a text connections that they make during their independent reading time on a slip of construction paper, share, and then categorize them into the three text connections. Once categorized, connect them to create paper chains

Making Connections 'Clip and Flip' Cards contains 36 self-correcting cards to help students practice making text-to-self, text-to-text, and text-to-world connections. There are 4 different types of making connections questions covered by these cards.

Making Connections Activity: 36 Making Connections Task Cards (Clip and Flip)

Making Connections 'Clip and Flip' Cards contains 36 self-correcting cards to help students practice making text-to-self, text-to-text, and text-to-world connections. There are 4 different types of making connections questions covered by these cards.

FREEBIE! Making Connections Graphic Organizer!

Graphic organizer for making text connections. This helps students make real life connections from what they are reading to themselves, the world, or other texts/media they have read or seen.

guided reading activities for kindergarteners-- making connections

Love this comprehension worksheet that can be on the board, or on clipboards for individual students to work through while doing guided reading.

I love Amanda's reading strategy units! Amazing!

Reading Strategies

Back to School Reading strategies - Making Connections, Visualizations, Asking Questions, Author's Message

Includes both British and American spelling versions  This pack provides you with 34 activities + 1 resource to use for the Super Six Comprehension Strategies! Activities come in different versions to accommodate different age groups and abilities. e.g write, write and draw, write.  Visualising = 4 activities Predicting = 8 activities Making Connections = 9 activities Questioning = 5 activities Summarising = 7 activities Monitoring = 1 activity + resource

Super Six Comprehension Activities

This pack provides you with 34 activities + 1 resource to use for the Super Six Comprehension Strategies! Activities come in different versions to accommodate different age groups and abilities (planning, activities)

Book List for Making Connections: Text to Self, Text to Text and Text to World Books | This Reading Mama

Book List for Making Connections

One important comprehension strategy we want readers to use is making connections. There are three kinds of connections readers make before, during or after reading: text to self – This reminds me of my own life… text to text– This reminds me of another b

Making Connections - A display to show connections to your read-alouds

Reading Strategies: Connecting & Visualizing

Reading Strategies: Connecting & Visualizing- paper chain of 3 kinds of connections. They love connections. Ill have to do this.

Great interactive games for visualizing, inferring, predicting, making connections, and main idea. These interactive activities are designed to improve word recognition and encourage reading comprehension in readers in kindergarten through fifth grade.

computer game for visualizing. Students read a sentence and select picture that matches .for up to fifth grade

Making connections

We are two teachers from Las Vegas that would like to share our ideas and experiences from our classroom. Hope you enjoy!

Student response sheet to illustrate and write about reading ...

Student Response Sheet ~ This will help students illustrate and write about reading connections related to self, text and world. I think it is helpful for students to make specific connections and gradually broaden their connections.

minilessons for readers workshop with examples - These are great for the beginning of the year because there is some guidance for responses.

(Text Connections) minilessons for readers workshop with examples - These are great for the beginning of the year because there is some guidance for responses.

Reading Strategies anchor chart for making connections.  Text to text; text to world; text to self

Making Connections Anchor Chart: Can be shown in a different way for upper grades. Still a good basic chart to remind students as they read. Anchor charts are a main element of a literacy-rich classroom

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