CONNECTOR Making connections  when you read
Three Kinds of Connections
<ul><li>As you read, you might find parts of the story that remind you of: </li></ul><ul><li>things that have happened to ...
<ul><li>When Gib felt annoyed that he was going to have to babysit his sister, rather than get to go to the carnival with ...
<ul><li>As you read, you might find parts of the story that remind you of: </li></ul><ul><li>another book you’ve read. </l...
<ul><li>Both Gib from  The Power of Un  and Kyle from  Escaping the Giant Wave  have similar experiences.  Both have young...
<ul><li>As you read, you might find parts of the story that remind you of: </li></ul><ul><li>things you’ve actually seen. ...
<ul><li>Escaping the Giant Wave  reminded me of the tsunami that hit Southeast Asia not that long ago.  It seems many of t...
<ul><li>Sometimes as you read, you makes many connections! </li></ul><ul><li>Other times, it’s harder. </li></ul><ul><li>W...
GOOD or not-so-good? <ul><li>Reading about Stanley Yelnats feeling sad  reminded me of a time I felt sad. </li></ul><ul><l...
GOOD or not-so-good? <ul><li>Sheila Tubman is bossy.  That reminds me of Gib’s little sister Roxy, who is also bossy. </li...
Connection #1:  (What happened in the book.)  ___________________________________________ What it reminds me of: _________...
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  1. 1. CONNECTOR Making connections when you read
  2. 2. Three Kinds of Connections
  3. 3. <ul><li>As you read, you might find parts of the story that remind you of: </li></ul><ul><li>things that have happened to you . </li></ul><ul><li>things you’ve done before. </li></ul>TEXT TO SELF
  4. 4. <ul><li>When Gib felt annoyed that he was going to have to babysit his sister, rather than get to go to the carnival with Ash, it reminded me of when my mother made me include my brother and his friends during parties I would have. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>As you read, you might find parts of the story that remind you of: </li></ul><ul><li>another book you’ve read. </li></ul><ul><li>another character you’ve read about. </li></ul>TEXT TO TEXT
  6. 6. <ul><li>Both Gib from The Power of Un and Kyle from Escaping the Giant Wave have similar experiences. Both have younger sisters they have to babysit and both have to do something brave to save their sisters. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>As you read, you might find parts of the story that remind you of: </li></ul><ul><li>things you’ve actually seen. </li></ul><ul><li>things you’ve read about that have happened to other people. </li></ul>TEXT TO WORLD
  8. 8. <ul><li>Escaping the Giant Wave reminded me of the tsunami that hit Southeast Asia not that long ago. It seems many of the people who were hurt were not prepared. </li></ul><ul><li>Are we doing enough around the world to help people survive such a disaster? </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Sometimes as you read, you makes many connections! </li></ul><ul><li>Other times, it’s harder. </li></ul><ul><li>When you have this job, you must think of at least one good connection. </li></ul>The JOB
  10. 10. GOOD or not-so-good? <ul><li>Reading about Stanley Yelnats feeling sad reminded me of a time I felt sad. </li></ul><ul><li>AH! Too simple! </li></ul><ul><li>Not clear! You need to tell of a very specific event. </li></ul><ul><li>Connections should be meaningful ! </li></ul>
  11. 11. GOOD or not-so-good? <ul><li>Sheila Tubman is bossy. That reminds me of Gib’s little sister Roxy, who is also bossy. </li></ul><ul><li>Better, but not clear. You need to tell of a very specific event. </li></ul><ul><li>When was Sheila bossy? </li></ul><ul><li>When was Roxy bossy? </li></ul>
  12. 12. Connection #1: (What happened in the book.) ___________________________________________ What it reminds me of: ___________________________________________ Connection #2: (What happened in the book.) ___________________________________________ What it reminds me of: ___________________________________________

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