Making Connections

Description

Making Connections® is a direct, systematic, and highly interactive comprehension program that teaches students strategies to build their comprehension. The program employs a scaffolded instructional plan that supports students by modeling, guiding, and then coaching students to independence. Fiction and nonfiction texts are tied to content-area topics to prepare students to analyze and interpret diverse materials across content-areas.

Students will learn how to:
understand skills such as cause and effect, drawing conclusions, and predicting outcomes.

locate, interpret, and organize key information in a text.

analyze words in a text using vocabulary strategies.

utilize text features such as maps, graphs, tables, photos, and glossaries to aid comprehension.

interpret a variety of genres including biographies, science & social studies texts, Greek myth and much more!



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