Schema: wanting to stay up late, following rules
Text-to-self connections: having a bedtime schedule, making up excuses, begging for something
Text-to-text connections: The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog by Mo Willems
Synthesis: Retell the story using something you really like to do that your parents may not want you to do. Here’s an example: Maybe you want to go to McDonald’s to play, but your parents are saying no. What would you say to try to persuade your parents to take you there?