Teaching Resource

Making Connections with Text Posters

4 pages|Grades: F - 2 - Upper

Posters showing the concepts of text to self, text to text and text to world.

Text to Self:

How does the text relate to something from your life?

• This reminds me of something that happened to me… because…
• This part reminds me of…
• This is like the time…
• This character reminds me of myself because…
• What is this similar to in my life?
• This part is very different to my life because…
• Has something like this ever happened to me?

Text to Text:

How does the text connect to another story you have read?

• This book is like… because…
• This character is like… in the book… because…
• This reminds me of the book… because…
• How is this different from other books I’ve read?
• I read about something else like this…

Text to World:

How does the text relate to something from the real world?

• This reminds me of something that happened in the real world…
• I saw something like this when I watched/read…
• This reminds me of something I heard about… because…
• How is this text similar to things that happen in the real world?
• How is this different from things that happen in the real world?

 Featured in

Download this resource as part of a larger resource pack or Unit Plan.

      National Curriculum Curriculum alignment

    Teach Starter Publishing
    Published by Teach Starter Publishing
    We create premium quality, downloadable teaching resources for primary/elementary school teachers that make classrooms buzz!

    Comments & Reviews

    Write a review to help other teachers and parents like yourself. If you would like to request a change (Changes & Updates) to this resource, or report an error, simply select the corresponding tab above.

    Log in or sign up to join the conversation.

    Suggest a change

    Would you like something changed or customized on this resource? While our team evaluates every suggestion, we can't guarantee that every change will be completed.

    You must be logged in to request a change. Sign up now!

    Report an Error

    You must be logged in to report an error. Sign up now!

    If any of our resources do not have 100% accurate American English (en-US), simply click on the 'Report an error' tab above to let us know. We will have the resource updated and ready for you to download in less than 24 hours. Read more...


    Are you having trouble downloading or viewing this resource? Please try the following steps:

    1. Check that you are logged in to your account
    2. Check that you have a paid subscription
    3. Check that you have installed Adobe Reader (download here)

    If you are still having difficulty, please visit the Teach Starter Help Desk or contact us.

    Contact us

    More time-saving Super Six Comprehension resources!

    Show more Super Six Comprehension resources