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.
This Text Connection Pack is a great way to have students make text-to-text, text-to-self and text-to-world connections in the classroom. Many students require teacher prompting to make text connections. This pack provides an easy, no prep way for
I truly believe English is an outlet for communication and self-discovery. By relating texts to themselves and the world, students can open their minds a little more and learn something valuable for life rather than a test.