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Making Connections with Text Poster

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A poster 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?

  • What does this text remind me of in my life?
  • What is this text similar to in my life?
  • How is this text different from my life?
  • Has something from this text ever happened to me?
  • What were my feelings when I read this text?

Text to Text:

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

  • What does this text remind me of in another book?
  • How is this text similar to other things I’ve read?
  • How is this text different from other books I’ve read?
  • Have I read about something similar to this text?

Text to World:

How does the text relate to the world around you?

  • What does this text remind me of in the real world?
  • How is this text similar to things that happen in the real world?
  • How is this text different from things that happen in the real world?
  • How does the text relate to the world around me?

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