Identifying Connections in a Text: Lesson for Kids


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Which of the following is a text-to-text connection?

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Read the following passage from 'Pumpkins Are Popping Up Everywhere!'

'Last year [2005], pumpkin grower Larry Checkon won the annual Pennsylvania Giant Pumpkin Grower's Association Weigh-Off. His pumpkin weighed 1,469 pounds. That's about as heavy as 25 second graders!'

Which of the following is a text-to-self connection?

2. Which of the following is a signal word for a cause and effect connection?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

If you want, you can use the quiz and worksheet to check your understanding of picking out connections in texts. For the quiz, you need to know about text-to-text connections and a signal word for a cause and effect connection.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be quizzed on:

  • A signal word that tells the reader there is a sequence connection in the text
  • The meaning of a text-to-text connection
  • Types of connections in texts

Skills Practiced

You can use these materials to practice the following skills any time:

  • Remembering details - remember what you learned about finding connections in a text
  • Learning practice - use what you learned to answer questions about the different types of connections in texts
  • Reading awareness - make sure that you know the most important information from the lesson on making connections

Additional Learning

Review more using the lesson named Identifying Connections in a Text: Lesson for Kids. It was made to help you go over more about:

  • The meaning of comparing
  • Examples of text-to-text connections
  • How to be a good reader