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These are some of my favorite books to teach making connections in the classroom. Click on over to read how I use each book to teach text to self, text to text, and text to world connections!

picture books to teach making connections, text to self connections, text to text connections, text to world connections

Making connections is a simple reading strategy that will help your child remember what he reads. Check out this simple lesson with a free printable!

Making Connections during Reading

The Measured Mom ~ Making Connections during Reading

These books are some of my favorite read aloud texts and lessons for teaching problem and solution and cause and effect. Head on over to the post for some ideas on how to use each book!

Read Alouds for Problem and Solution, Cause and Effect

Favorite read aloud texts and lessons for teaching problem and solution and cause and effect.

Retelling * Text-to-Text * Text-to-World Mentor Texts

SCIENCE, READER'S & WRITER'S WORKSHOP Unit What Can Be Found Underground?

Retelling * Text-to-Text * Text-to-World Mentor Texts. Integrate science with language arts.

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 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.

50+ Texts for Modeling Comprehension Strategies - This Reading Mama

50+ Books for Modeling Comprehension Strategies

50 Texts for Modeling Comprehension Strategies - This Reading Mama

Books for Making Inferences and Predictions ~ fantastic texts for teaching kids to "read between the lines" | This Reading Mama

Books for Making Inferences and Predictions

Teach Your Child to Read - Books for Making Inferences and Predictions ~ fantastic texts for teaching kids to read between the lines

Book list for Making Connections - text to self, text to text, and text to world - This Reading Mama

Book List for Making Connections

One important comprehension strategy we want readers to use is making connections. There are three kinds of connections readers make before, during or after reading: text to self – This reminds me of my own life… text to text– This reminds me of another b

Making Connections Anchor Chart - Mini Anchor Charts are a great addition to your interactive notebook!

Reading Mini Anchor Charts

Making Connections Anchor Chart - Mini Anchor Charts are a great addition to your interactive notebook!

text to self connection poster @ teachingsuperpower.blogspot.com under Reading - beautiful posters! and they're free!!!

I Teach. What's your super power?: Making Connections Text to Self, World, Text posters

book/worksheet connecting text to life

Book Blab - Blithering by a Book Lover: Chicks & Salsa - Wacky Wednesday Picture Book & KI.

If you are looking for theme mentor texts or read alouds for teaching theme, definitely check out this post. It shares six read alouds with brief summaries and a list of possible themes for each. The post also shares ideas and guidelines for using the read alouds to teach theme.

Read Alouds to Teach Theme

If you are looking for theme mentor texts or read alouds for teaching theme, this post shares 6 read alouds with summaries and possible themes for each.

Primary mentor text suggested book list for Story Elements- RL1.3- teaching characters, setting, and events with literature-  Blog post on…

Primary Mentor Texts for Common Core Literature Standards

Primary mentor text suggested book list for Story Elements- teaching characters, setting, and events with literature

A fabulous Blog Post-Interactive Read Aloud lessons are a great way to teach your students reading strategies. Perfect for kindergarten, first and second grades, Interactive Read Alouds keep students engaged and learning. You'll be amazed at the amount of CCSS met by doing them. Take a look to see the 5 easy steps for planning your own.

How to Plan an Interactive Read Aloud in 5 Easy Steps

Interactive Read Aloud lessons are a great way to teach your students reading strategies

Great Books and Mentor Texts for Teaching Synthesizing

Great Books for Teaching Synthesizing

Teach Your Child to Read - Books for Teaching Synthesizing by This Reading Mama - Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future.

If you teach writing to K-5 learners, this book list has over 15 books to help you teach young writers all about the writing process.

Books that Teach About the Writing Process

If you teach writing to learners, this book list has over 15 books to help you teach young writers all about the writing process.

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