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11 resources with the keyterm self to text connections

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For Teachers 5th - 7th
Introduce your class to another young author: Chrissie Ann Green! She's the author of "Tawanda," a short story about a best friend moving away. This guide provides a quick plot overview, questions for a reader's response log, a creative...
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Comparing and Contrasting Yourself to a Character

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
First and second graders explore character as a story element. They  listen to the first part of the story First Day Jitters by Julie Danneberg and observe the teacher modeling a compare and contrast characters activity. Learners listen...
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Dog Heaven by Cynthia Rylant

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Pets are like family! Youngsters explore the death of a pet. In this read aloud bibliotherapeutic lesson, they listen to the book Dog Heaven by Cynthia Rylant. They make self to text connections and share experiences they have had with a...
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The Little Blue Horse

For Teachers K - 1st
Learners explore independent reading strategies. They make self-to-text connections prior to and during the reading of The Little Blue Horse. Everyone answers comprehension questions orally after reading.
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Take a Tour of my House

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young readers explore independent reading strategies. They make self-to-text connections while looking at the  illustrations of Take a Tour of my House. Everyone reads the book independently, looking for word chunks if they need to...
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The Quiet River

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students sing traditional songs from the Balkans. In this chorus activity, students analyze the history of the Croatian people and study the connection between their history and their style of music. Students practice singing the song...
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Reading Comprehension Practice

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Read the short passage from the end of Chapter 5 of the Happy Feet, Healthy Food Kids' Club book. Afterward, children answer three yes or no questions about their own sleep habits to help them make self to text connections. This is meant...
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The Mysterious Neighbor

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students explore mysteries. In this fiction guided reading instructional activity, students make predictions based on the title and illustrations in the book The Mysterious Neighbor. Students read the book independently, discuss the...
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The Constitution of the United States of America

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Young scholars explore the United States Constitution. In this U.S. government and nonfiction guided reading activity, students read sections of The Constitution of the United States of America, then answer comprehension questions...
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For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore Jewish traditions. For this multicultural literacy lesson, students begin a novel study of The Magic Menorah: A Modern Chanukah Tale and construct a "step book" (directions given) in which they write daily about self to...
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Let's Play Basketball

For Teachers K - 1st
Students explore independent reading. In this emergent reader guided reading lesson plan, students make self-to-text connections before and after reading Let's Play Basketball independently.