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http://livelovelaughkindergarten.blogspot.com/2012/04/tax-break-sale.html A set of "Making Connections" posters. We refer back to these often. There are also response sheets that you could do with your class, in Literacy Work Stations, or during small group instruction. Laughing Everyday, Break Sales, Language Art, Make Connection, Texts Connection, Making Connections, Classroom Ideas, Connection Posters, Anchors Charts
When readers make connections to books they are more likely to relate to books and want to continue reading.
i know you're thinking, 'ashley, not for kindergarten' and...maybe, but i observed a class of first graders at the beginning of the year whose amazing teacher had already taught them this well enough that they could identify elements in grade level stories themselves