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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}


Text to Text Connections with Mo's Mustache and a freebie!

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.


First Grade Wow: text connections--Text to World, Text to Text, Text to Self

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Super Six Comprehension

Teach the skill of Making Connections with this set. Includes; 1) A poster for each connection Text to Text Text to Self Text to World 2) Thinking stems for each connection 3) Bookmarks Can be used as A4 posters or scaled down for student prompt cards.

free & beautiful text 2 world poster @


Each of my students gets a copy of this chart to place in their reader's notebook. I hope you find it useful in your classroom to help your students make MEANINGFUL connections.

from Classroom Freebies Too

Making Connections to Text

Classroom Freebies Too: Making Connections to Text


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.