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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}


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Making Connections to Text

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Reading Strategies

I love Amanda's reading strategy units! Amazing! *These activities use all 5 stages! They are proof that students have fun while reading. Any book can be used. Social studies can be integrated if they are reading a book or passage. This is a way students can engage and be creative in class.

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All Natural Leaf Threading

Kids can engage with Nature, get creative and develop their motor skills with this all natural leaf threading activity.

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Reading Strategies: Connecting & Visualizing

Cute craft for making connections. Great visual, too! *Teaching Maddeness*: Reading Strategies: Connecting & Visualizing


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

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Painting with kitchen utensils

Invitation to paint with kitchen utensils. Fun painting activity for all ages.


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Students read a picture book in pairs. After reading they roll a dice and the corresponding number instructs them to apply a certain comprehension strategy - make a text to self connection, retell, determine importance, use questioning, visualizing, infer The set includes one game card for teachers to photocopy for each game.Please see my other free products to download this game for grades 3-6.