TEXT TO WORLD CONNECTIONS. It's important that we are continuously making worldly connections to everything that we do in the classroom. We want our students to see how beneficial their academia is to their lives in the long run. Even a worksheet as simple as this can spark a lot of conversation, just simply when reading a book. - Kaitlyn Griep
Free Text to World Connection Printable
Finding JOY in 6th Grade
A Literate Life - Anchor Charts
Schema posters--just purchased these!
They do mini lesson on a reading skill/behaviour/strategy that will help students be better readers. Then students do the fab4 (read to self, read to buddy, listen to reading, write about your reading). Followed by share circle where the first students who share their reading thoughts are those who applied the day's mini lesson. They also say they do a mini share between each of the fab4 times.
Kim Adsit's Resources for Kindergarten Teachers, the Picnic Pals
Fireflies by Julie Brinkloe Hazel's Amazing Mother by Rosemary Wells I Know a Lady by Charlotte Zolotow Ira Sleeps Over by Bernard Waber Koala Lou by Mem Fox My Great-Aunt Arizona by Gloria Houston Now One Foot, Now the Other by Tomie dePaola The Relatives Came by Cynthia Rylant Roxaboxen by Alice McLerran The Two of Them by Aliki Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes Oliver Button is a Sissy by Tomie dePaola
Making connections from our schema to texts