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Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass: A Compare and Contrast Lesson Plan
Two great men, one time period, and one purpose; it sounds like a movie trailer, but it's not. It's a very good comparative analysis lesson focused on Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass. Learners will research and read informational text to find out how different and how similar these two leaders were.
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History 264 Views 356 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Comparing and Contrasting
Do your scholars understand compare and contrast? Introduce the concept using this interactive Venn Diagram. Learners engage with you as you point out things in the class that are the same and different. Personalize it by comparing students themselves based on shirt color, seats, etc.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 36 Views 152 Downloads
Inspiration: Comparison Analysis
Spanning virtually all subjects, this digital approach to Venn diagrams gives compare and contrast a 21st century spin! Written specifically as a guide to Inspiration Software, but the visuals make it useful even without access to this program.
6th - 12th Language Arts 13 Views 145 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Revolution in Tunisia
How much do your pupils really know about the revolution in Tunisia? In order to inform your class and spark discussion, first create a country profile, comparing and contrasting Tunisia with the United States. Learners then analyze the data and determine what brought about political revolution.
9th - 12th Language Arts 8 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Hamilton and Burr : Compare and Contrast
Who were Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton? High schoolers examine the character traits of these historical figures and watch the video, The Duel. Hamilton vs. Burr: An Event that Changed History (available from PBS), to gain an understanding of the relationship between the two.
9th - 12th Language Arts 20 Views 80 Downloads
Comparing and Contrasting
Introduce your class to the concept of comparing and contrasting with this lesson. After modeling a Venn diagram, help your students find the similarities and differences between two pictures. They can then work on their own Venn diagrams to reinforce their new skill.
K - 1st Language Arts 7 Views 107 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Compare and Contrast Cultures
Using informational text to make cross cultural comparisons is a great way to build a global understanding and comparative analysis skills. With several handy worksheets and a Venn diagram the class will read to make cross textual comparisons about specific topics related to all cultures.
3rd Language Arts 65 Views 349 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Reptiles and Amphibians Compare and Contrast
Would you rather touch an amphibian or a reptile? Challenge your young zoologists' comparing and contrasting skills with this lesson, in which they review classifications of other animals before filling out worksheets on reptiles and amphibians.
K - 3rd Science 29 Views 187 Downloads
Comparing SLaves and Servants in Colonial New York
Young historians compare and contrast differences in the laws that regulated the activities of slaves and servants. They review and analyze a series of primary source documents to explain the social constructs related to slaves and servants during the 1700s in colonial New York.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 8 Views 44 Downloads
Redistricting: Drawing the Lines
Difficult redistricting concepts are covered in a context that will make it understandable to your government scholars. They begin with a KWL on the term redistricting and then watch a video to answer some questions. They analyze political cartoons using a graphic organizer (included), focusing on satire.
7th - 12th Language Arts 31 Views 104 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Inspiration: Comparison Analysis
Inspirations Software’s Compare and Contrast Templates demonstrate how a graphic organizer can be used to analyze the similarities and differences between any two things. The three models presented compare technological inventions, themes, and revolutions.
6th - 12th Language Arts 8 Views 69 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Compare and Contrast Night to Life is Beautiful
After reading Elie Wiesel's Night, watching the movie Life is Beautiful, and researching World War II, class members write a comparison essay on the book and film. This includes a prior knowledge activity, discussion in whole and small group, graphic organizers, a multi-step writing process, accommodations/adaptations, assessment ideas, and more.
8th - 10th Language Arts 6 Views 41 Downloads
Compare and Contrast Knowledge of Vietnam War
Kids compare and contrast knowledge of the Vietnam War. They consider what they know and how their knowledge has changed after listening to oral histories from the war. They compare the understanding of the war from the perspective of stakeholders involved.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
Music and Animation: 200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons
Music has been used to convey thoughts, feelings, and the human condition for thousands of years. Your class will analyze several songs hear in the animated classic, "Charlie Brown." They will listen to several jazz pieces from the show, and then compare and contrast Wynton Marsalis' and Vince Guaraldi's arrangement of the song "Linus and Lucy.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 23 Views 124 Downloads
Pop Culture Icons: Medieval Music
Kids compare and contrast music from the past to the present. They listen to and review the characteristics of Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, and Pop music. Then, they discuss the differences in each and how musical icons from the past have influenced pop music of today.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 49 Views 155 Downloads
A Practical Experiment In Colonization
Role-play and simulation exercises are fantastic ways to help learners understand the reality behind many social and historical events. Pretending they are colonists, upper graders choose a location, create a history, establish laws, and design their village.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 36 Downloads
Lesson: One of These Things is Not Like the Other
Kids kick of the lesson by comparing and contrasting the focus painting to other similar paintings of Native American women. They then compare their own personal portraits (photographs) in a similar way. They use the differences in each photo to write a diamante poem.
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads
Let's Celebrate Christmas
A fun holiday lesson, this would be a perfect plan for right before the class holiday party. Begin by brainstorming everything your class already knows about Christmas, then read the book Christmas by David F. Marx. Include all of your students by comparing and contrasting other holidays such as Ramadan, Diwali, and Hanukkah with Christmas.
K - 1st Social Studies & History 3 Views 97 Downloads
Comparing North Carolina and Texas
Provide your class with a motivating way to engage in a compare and contrast activity. The activity creatively employs a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast aspects of Texas and North Carolina. Not only could this lesson be adjusted to accommodate any two states, it could also be used in conjunction with a unit on Holes by Louis Sachar.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Compare and Contrast Using Inspiration Software
Inspiration software gives vibrant visual and organizational clarity to any compare/contrast assignment. Resource contains several vivid examples and step-by-step instruction for walking your class through the process of graphically organizing and representing comparisons of any kind.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 39 Downloads CCSS: Designed