Included in the freebie:
-Graphic organizer with teacher example filled in to model to students what a strong response would be.
-Blank graphic organizer template for students to complete their text-to-text connections.
-Explanation and rationales for Reader's Workshop minilessons.
-Link to blog post with detailed explanation of the minilesson and example of the Smartboard that I used while teaching this lesson.
-CCSS state standards met through teaching this lesson.