Describe the Connections In Text Worksheets
Related ELA Standard: RI.2.3
When we read a body of work it can take of outside of ourselves and engage us in a new reality. When we read multiple pieces of work we can often learn to relate our own personal lives to people, places, and themes found inside these works. Many times we will be asked to experience several works at the same time. Find a level of similarity and difference between the works can confuse students and often have them make few connections between the texts. With these worksheets students will learn how to connect the dots and become more observant readers.
Connections In Text Worksheets:
Cool Summer Treat! – How
should the directions go in order to make yourself this great banana
Independence! – When
did all this stuff happen to make you free today.
Snowboard! – Order these
chilling snowboarding moves.
Tea Party – The colonists were unhappy because they had to pay
taxes to the British government; with little in return.
How a Law is Made
– Creating laws is one of the most important things that congress
does. Every law in the United States starts out as a bill.
– It is not hard to train a dolphin. You have to break down what
you want them to do into very small steps.
– Study the map. Read. Number each set of directions in the correct
– John Adams was born on a farm in Massachusetts in 1735. He went
to college and then became a teacher.
– Potatoes are vegetables. They grow underneath the ground, but
they are not the roots of the plant.
– Ellen is going to Jill's cabin at the lake to spend the weekend.
Read the directions that Jill gave her.
Time of the
Day – The frog hatches from an egg as a tadpole. He swims in
the water where he was born, until he begins to grow legs.
How Do You Describe the Connections in Text?
Making connections in the text is important because it creates the value of sympathy and empathy in children. It allows them to relate to the story and its characters. They get fully involved in the story this way. They get to learn more from it. By making connections, children also tend to relate their lives with the story. This helps them in making better decisions. Altogether, making and describing connections in the text help in personality development. There are usually three types of ways through which you can make and describe connections in the text.
Text to text
In this sort of connection, you tend to relate on text to another one. You ask yourself questions like how is this text similar to other texts? Does this text contain any sort of similarities at all? What specific thing about this text reminds you of another text? What are some of the differences in this text and the other one? Answers to these questions allow you to evaluate the similarities and differences between two different texts. It helps you in connecting the dots.
Text to self
The text to self connections is the most important sort of connections. This is because it has a deep influence on your own personality. When you are reading a text, ask yourself questions like does this remind me of something that has happened in my own life? How can I relate to this text? How is the character similar to me? How is the character different from me? Would I also take the same actions?
Text to world
The text to world connections allows you to get more knowledge about the world. You can relate the story or text with the current happenings in the world.