Broaden the Meaning of Text-to-World Connections

Broaden the Meaning of
Text-to-World Connections

Broaden the Meaning of Text-to-World Connections Mar 11, 2019 | [Reading] When readers connect something new to something known, they are more apt to understand and remember it. Consequently, teachers commonly have students reflect on their own prior knowledge as it...
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...
Plan Text-to-Text Comparisons with a T-Chart

Plan Text-to-Text Comparisons with a T-Chart

If someone says “Compare/Contrast,” most of us instinctively envision the two overlapping circles of a Venn Diagram. But this graphic organizer only separates information between the two circles; it doesn’t really organize the info within the...