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
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:)
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
Teaching students to use their prior knowledge to make connections while reading is so important to aid in comprehension of a text. This Making Connections Poster (also available in color) & Graphic Organizers for Building Background Knowledge and Making Connections are a must have! Perfect for reading comprehension strategies instruction! Includes individual organizers for text to self, text to text, and text to world connections as well.