This resource helps ELs make strong connections with a simple fiction text. After reading a short story, students will think about how they can connect with the text and use sentence frames to explain their thinking.
Main characters would be lost without their supporting characters! Use this reading comprehension worksheet to compare and contrast characters from classic novels using a graphic organizer and paragraph excerpts.
Use this handy concept web to teach your students about ways to interact with text, including text-to-self, text-to-text, and text-to-world connections that can help deepen their understanding of what they read.