Good readers make connections when they read to deepen their understanding and bring meaning to what they have read.
There are many ways to make a connection. We can make connections to ourselves, other texts we have read, things happening in the world and things we see and hear through the media.
We know the difference between making a deep connections and a flat connection. We all try to make deep connections with whatever we are reading.
We have brainstormed some sentence stems to help us making deep, meaningful connections.
What connections can you make to the book you are reading at the moment?
Use the sentence stems to help you.
Describe whether it is a deep or flat connection.