Relating written, oral, and visual text to
one’s own knowledge, experience, or other texts
in order to enhance, retain, and remember information

Steps to Connecting:

  • Preview text features.  Make valid predictions.
  • While viewing/listening/reading text, identify key points with summarizing techniques.
  • While viewing/listening/reading text, connect experiential or learned knowledge to key points in order to enhance understanding.
  • After viewing/listening/reading text be able to explain how it aided your comprehension.

Below each set, be sure to click on the drop-down menu “Choose a Study Mode”
to access the games and other study modes.  Click on the link
“Study these flashcards” to open the set in a larger window.

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Connecting classroom poster

Connecting worksheet

Connecting formative assessment

Three-connecting rubric