Activate Background Knowledge When Inferring

Activate Background Knowledge When Inferring

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Broaden the Meaning of Text-to-World Connections

Broaden the Meaning of
Text-to-World Connections

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Apply Connections Back to the Text

Apply Connections Back to the Text

When a reader compares a known idea from previous learning to a new idea from the text, he is making a connection. This happens when something stated within the text reminds the reader of a personal experience (text-to-self), another text (text-to-text), or general...
Introduce Reading Voice and Thinking Voice

Introduce Reading Voice and Thinking Voice

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