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.
Making Connections are just one of many important reading comprehension strategies to practice over and over with your students. These making connections graphic organizers, poster, and activities will keep your students engaged in actively making connections!
Making Connections Activity: 36 Making Connections Task Cards (Clip and Flip)
Making Connections 'Clip and Flip' Cards contains 36 self-correcting cards to help students practice making text-to-self, text-to-text, and text-to-world connections. There are 4 different types of making connections questions covered by these cards.
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