Question Prompts for Making Text Connections
Teach students to make connections with the text using guided questions or prompts. You can use this instructional scaffolding on a bulletin board or anchor chart for students to reference as needed.
Have I ever experienced something like this in my life?
What does this remind me of in my life?
How is this similar to my life?
How is this different than my life?
What did this make me think of when I read it?
How is this like other texts I’ve read?
How is this different from other texts I’ve read?
Have I read something like this before?
Have I read something by this author before?
What does this remind me of in the news?
Have I seen something like this on the internet?
How is this like something I know from history?
How is this similar to something in the real world?