Making Connections Anchor Chart: Can be shown in a different way for upper grades. Still a good basic chart to remind students as they read. Anchor charts are a main element of a literacy-rich classroom
Have the students write down a text connections that they make during their independent reading time on a slip of construction paper, share, and then categorize them into the three text connections. Once categorized, connect them to create paper chains.
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