Teach reading comprehension strategies with this criteria for making connections. This color-coded rubric focuses on the skill of making valid and meaningful connections to text. Includes prompts for students and examples for fiction and non-fiction.
Also, use the quick and informal assessment to test students' comprehension skills.
*five point rubric w/ percentage and letter grade values
*students earn more points as they show higher order thinking
*reflects all DOK levels
*requires students to explain connections and overall comprehension