Making Connections in The Treasure by Uri Shulevitz

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The Treasure - Text to Self Connections

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Text Connections
Text to Text Connection that reminds you of something in another book or story
Text to Self Connection that reminds you of something in your life.
Text to World Connection that reminds you of something happening in the world.

Making connections is a very important skill to acquire and perfect. The Treasure is a great story for students to connect to. The storyboard example below includes only one connection, but students will make three types of connections: text to text, text to world, and text to self.


TEXT TO SELF

Text: Isaac has a reoccurring dream where a voice tells him to go to the city and look for treasure.

Self: I once had a dream about finding treasure and becoming rich.



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Student Instructions

Create a storyboard that shows connections you have made with The Treasure. Include a connection for text to text, text to world, and text to self.


  1. Click "Start Assignment".
  2. Identify parts of The Treasure that you connect with.
  3. Parts from the The Treasure go on the left side. The connections you make go on the right side.
  4. Create an image for each connection using scenes, characters, items, and text boxes.
  5. Write a description of how the text relates to another text, the world, and you.
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