These sites provide various activities involving the reading stragey with connections to text-to-text, text-to-self, and text-to-world. Includes modeling scenarios as well as interactive activities for teachers.
This site from Wisconsin Education Communication Board features interactive activities to teach questioning, visualizing, inferring, summarizing, evaluation, and synthesizing. Videos model teaching lessons.
Here is a strategy guide to learn how to model the three different kinds of connections (text-to-text, text-to-self and text-to-world). Students then use the strategies to look for their own personal connections to a text. Three downloadable posters describing the connections are available.
This lesson provides strategies for students to make personal connections to text by using "Thank You, Mr. Falker". Response journals may be used for recording student connections to the character and themes in the book.