This resource is a graphic organizer that can be used with any kind of books to practice the skill of making connections. Use it for guided reading groups, for literature circles, for reading response, or for research! One page includes all three text connections with definitions that can be copied back to back to the organizer so that students can refer to it if needed. The graphic organizer has space for 3 text connections. The organizer also includes sentence starters for each text connection: In the book....This reminds me of....and a space to record the page number that they made the connection to.
This resource also includes 3 anchor charts for the teacher that includes the definition for each connection.
1 anchor chart text to text connection
1 anchor chart text to self connection
1 anchor chart text to world connection
1 page with text connections and definitions (to be copied back to back with organizer)
1 page text connections organizer
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