Compare and Contrast Reading Teacher Resources
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Compare and Contrast Editorials
Does your class know what an editorial is? Introduce the genre to them with this plan. First, the teacher models how to read an editorial and compare and contrast. Next, the class has a chance to analyze editorials written by their own classmates, organizing their ideas into Venn diagrams.
4th Language Arts 29 Views 51 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Identifying Compare and Contrast Key Words
Students read the passage titled Moving to a New Town and circle key words that show compare and contrast. In this compare and contrast lesson plan, students also fill out similarities and differences in a T chart.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 29 Views 79 Downloads
Using Compare and Contrast Key Words
Compare and contrast while challenging your class with this higher-level thinking and reading comprehension activity. After observing the teacher model comparing and contrasting bats and birds, learners read passages about two towns. They then write several compare and contrast statements.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 54 Views 369 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Compare and Contrast Passages
Combine two skills with the activities included here. Pupils not only practice determining the main idea of short passages, they also use a Venn diagram to compare and contrast the main ideas of the different passages. Start out practicing these skills together, and end with independent practice.
4th - 6th Science 117 Views 507 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Comparing and Contrasting
Introduce your class to the concept of comparing and contrasting with this activity. After modeling a Venn diagram, help your young scholars 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 5 Views 105 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Comparing and Contrasting Yourself to a Character
First and second graders explore character as a story element. They listen to the first part of the story First Day Jitters by Julie Danneberg and observe the teacher modeling a compare and contrast characters activity. Learners listen to the last part of the story, then complete a Venn diagram comparing themselves to the teacher character in the book.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 8 Views 84 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Compare and Contrast Settings
Third graders compare different lifestyles. In this settings lesson, 3rd graders read Colonial Life, determine similarities and differences between today and life in Colonial times and write a passage about these similarities and differences.
3rd Language Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads
Lesson 3: Comparing and Contrasting two Characters from a Book
One book, two main characters, and a Venn diagram; it's time to discuss similarities and differences in order to compare and contrast two characters from the same book. The class listens to the book Toot and Puddles as they complete a Venn diagram, showing how the characters are similar yet different.
1st Language Arts 3 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Comprehension: Comparing and Contrasting Two Characters from a Book
As a class, first graders use a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast the characters Toot and Puddle in the story Toot and Puddle. They then work on their own as they listen to the story Sheila Rae The Brave and use a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast Sheila and her sister Louise.
1st Language Arts 16 Views 120 Downloads
Comparing and Contrasting-Explorers of Yesterday and Today
Middle schoolers compare and contrast two explorations of Yellowstone National Park. In this essay writing lesson, students compose essays using information from a variety of sources. Middle schoolers view a video about one explorer's experience at Yellowstone, and compare this to the online biography of another explorer.
6th - 8th Language Arts 10 Views 57 Downloads
Comparing and Contrasting
Teach your third graders to compare and contrast literary elements in two different works on related topics. A pre-assessment activity asks young readers to identify story elements such as character, setting, plot, and main idea.
3rd Language Arts 69 Views 671 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 233 Views 339 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Using a Venn Diagram to Compare & Contrast Two Types of Bears
Help younger learners understand comparing and contrasting through the exploration of bears. They will complete an attribute chart for a black bear and the bear of their choice. Then they complete a Venn Diagram for the two bears with guided instruction from the teacher.
K - 2nd Science 16 Views 155 Downloads
Reading and Viewing for Understanding
Eleventh graders compare and contrast text and video forms of the same short story. In this literary work lesson, 11th graders watch a contemporary film clip and complete analysis for it. Students read a short story, complete a related graphic organizer, and watch a film rendition of the same story.
11th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 23 Downloads
Compare and Contrast Two Settings in One Text
Look for the signal words! Scholars get both instruction and practice comparing and contrasting. Although it is completely scripted, it can also serve as a detailed outline. Demonstrate this as you read a passage (included) and search for words signaling similarities or differences.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 35 Views 140 Downloads
Comprehension: Compare and Contrast Two Characters in One Text
Are you new to teaching 2nd grade and in need of an extensive fully scripted lesson on comparing and contrasting characters in a text? This resource contains a reading passage, example and blank Venn Diagrams, and a fully teacher's script. Learners use the diagram to compare the similarities and differences found in a passage describing a pair of cousins.
2nd Language Arts 17 Views 91 Downloads
Comprehension: Compare and Contrast Topics in Two Texts
A scripted lesson can be a big help for new teachers. This fully scripted three-day learning activity provides teachers with the means to demonstrate how to compare and contrast two topics in two texts. Learners will work as a class to use details from an informational text passage to compare and contrast the Earth to Mercury.
3rd Language Arts 23 Views 57 Downloads
Compare and Contrast Photograph Art
Take a trip down Pearblossom Highway with this lesson about comparing and contrasting. Using David Hockney's Pearblossom Hwy and another image of the same highway (photograph or other image), students compare and contrast the two artworks showing the same image.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 12 Views 59 Downloads
Comparing and Contrasting The Three Little Pigs and The Three Little Wolves
Third graders compare and contrast the two books, The Three Little Pigs and the Big Bad Wolf and The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig. Students construct a Venn diagram after reading the two fairy tales.
3rd Language Arts 12 Views 9 Downloads