Connecting with Reading

Connecting with Reading

Author: Alex Seydow

Making connections with a text

This packet will introduce a reading strategy designed to increase connections with a text.  This strategy is often used in public schools but is also useful for adults in reading groups.  

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Making Text Connections

This slideshow introduces you to text-to-self, text-to-text, and text-to-world connections.

Source: Alex Seydow

Double Column Journal

While reading, jot down some notes in this double column journal. Put interesting quotations or notes from the text on the left and your connections on the right.

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