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.

Is Your Classroom ELL-Friendly? -- great reminders for classroom teachers: visuals, graphic organizers, sentence frames, etc.

Is Your Classroom ELL-Friendly?

Can't teach "connections" but if they are able to cite evidence from the text that made them make the connection...Then I could use this.

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.

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.

Text Connection Worksheet - Text to self, text to text, text to world. 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 students to make text connections independently.

Reading Text Connection Worksheets, Posters & Bookmarks

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

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.

The First Grade Parade: Pumpkins EVERYWHERE! And Making Connections

Anchor chart idea for text connections. Students can refer to it to make text to text, text to self, and text to world connections.

I really like this. 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.

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.

Help your students understand the difference between Text to Text, Text to Self, Text to World, and Text to Media. This is a great anchor chart to display in your classroom.

Help students understand the difference between Text to Text, Text to Self, Text to World, and Text to Media. This is a great anchor chart to display in your classroom.

Classroom Freebies Too: Making Connections to Text

Making Connections to Text

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