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That Reminds Me - Making Connections Game

That Reminds Me - Making Connections Game
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Description

If you are looking for a fun, versatile resource to introduce making connections to your class, then this is the one for you. This resource contains a range of scenario cards that can be used in 3 different game options in addition to independent activities. Students read the basic scenario and then choose to make a text to self, text or world connection.

Choose from 3 different activity options: oral activity, connect 4 game or the extension game. The cards can also be used as an independent activity where students use one of the Making Connections worksheets to respond to one of the scenario cards. When the cards are printed, fold them in half and glue or laminate to make them double sided.
 

Suitable for
  • Fast Finishers
  • Relief Teachers
Lesson Structure
  • Individual Activity
  • Rotations / Group Work
  • Class Activity
Curriculum Codes

EN1-4A old

Draws on an increasing range of skills and strategies to fluently read, view and comprehend a range of texts on less familiar topics in different media and technologies

EN1-VOCAB-01 new

Understands and effectively uses Tier 1, taught Tier 2 and Tier 3 vocabulary to extend and elaborate ideas

EN1-RECOM-01 new

Comprehends independently read texts that require sustained reading by activating background and word knowledge, connecting and understanding sentences and whole text, and monitoring for meaning

AC9E1LY05 9

Use comprehension strategies such as visualising, predicting, connecting, summarising and questioning when listening, viewing and reading to build literal and inferred meaning by drawing on vocabulary and growing knowledge of context and text structures

AC9E2LY05 9

Use comprehension strategies such as visualising, predicting, connecting, summarising, monitoring and questioning to build literal and inferred meaning

ACELY1660 8.4

Use comprehension strategies to build literal and inferred meaning about key events, ideas and information in texts that they listen to, view and read by drawing on growing knowledge of context, text structures and language features

ACELY1670 8.4

Use comprehension strategies to build literal and inferred meaning and begin to analyse texts by drawing on growing knowledge of context, language and visual features and print and multimodal text structures

VCELY186

Use comprehension strategies to build literal and inferred meaning about key events, ideas and information in texts that they listen to, view and read by drawing on growing knowledge of context, text structures and language features

VCELY222

Use comprehension strategies to build literal and inferred meaning and begin to analyse texts by drawing on growing knowledge of context, language and visual features and print and multimodal text structures

Differentiation

EXTENSIONS

Have students play the 3rd option where they will be encouraged to make deeper connections (text to text and text to world) to earn more tokens.
 

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