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Making Connections

Wise Readers:

  • Make connections between what they know and what’s in the book. 

  • Make connections to characters within, between and among texts to help them make predictions. 

  • Refer to prior personal experiences.

  • Make deep connections of feelings, emotions, and empathy. 

Mentor Texts

  • How to Deal with a Broken Wing

  • Amazing Grace

  • The Lion and the Mouse

  • The Tin Forest

  • Grandfather Twilight

  • An Angel for Solomon Singer

  • The Stranger

  • The Royal Bee

  • Where are you going Manyoni?

  • The Lotus Seed