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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 13 Views 10 Downloads
Compare and Contrast Fairy Tales
Second graders read and compare two versions of Cinderella. In this compare and contrast lesson plan, 2nd graders use a Venn Diagram to record comparisons between Cinder Edna and Cinderella. Students write a paragraph using those similarities and differences.
2nd Language Arts 33 Views 49 Downloads
Writing Compare and Contrast Essays
Practice writing compare and contrast essays in your class by starting out with a Venn diagram. A sample that can be expanded upon is provided here. After your writers have completed the guided practice, have them write individual essays on more complex topics.
4th - 5th Language Arts 31 Views 129 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Clearmont Lesson Plan 2; Reading Strategies
Fifth graders review vocabulary words that they have previously learned and practice reading strategies that build their comprehension. In this reading strategies lesson, 5th graders read material regarding the Summer Olympics and complete a Venn Diagram where they compare and contrast related information.
5th Language Arts 5 Views 46 Downloads
Reading and Writing- The Tangerine Bear
Students compare and contrast a story and a movie. In this comparison lesson, students read The Tangerine Bear, identify the story elements and watch the movie version of the story. Students compare the story and the movie using a Venn Diagram.
K - 1st Language Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
Continued Close Reading of Waiting for the Biblioburro: Comparing and Contrasting the Children in Colombia, Appalachia, Chad, and Afghanistan
Focus on similarities and differences with a jigsaw activity that requires pupils to compare Waiting for the Biblioburro to other texts they have read. To prepare, class members first respond to text-dependent questions, moving on to fill out a graphic organizer in small groups, after they have discussed the answers to the questions.
3rd Language Arts 13 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 19 Views 79 Downloads
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 49 Views 337 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Gathering Evidence and Drafting a Two-Voice Poem (Chapter 13: "Los Duraznos/Peaches")
Begin class with a short comprehension quiz and review and then move into a new genre: two-voice poems. The instructional activity provides information about this type of poetry as well as a video example made by eighth graders that you can show your class.
5th - 7th Language Arts 63 Views 78 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Weaving Picture Books into Narrative Writing
Children's picture books are a great resource for identifying and modeling components of narrative writing. Your class uses descriptive language to illuminate and analyze characters. Similarly, they compare and contrast texts, plots, settings, themes and characters.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 98 Views 703 Downloads CCSS: Designed
End-Of-Unit 2 Assessment: On-Demand Analytical Essay About How Esperanza Changes Over Time
Close the unit on Esperanza Rising with an in-class analytic essay on how Esperanza changes over the course of the novel. Writers can use any of their notes and work from the unit as well as their drafts of the first two paragraphs of the essay to aid them in composing the final product.
5th - 7th Language Arts 30 Views 50 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Text Organization: Compare and Contrast
Fifth graders develop skills for comparing themselves to another person. They complete a Venn diagram to compare two items. Additionally, pupils discuss their Venn diagram where they compared themselves to another person including 5 differences and 5 similarities.
5th Language Arts 13 Views 96 Downloads
Hamilton and Burr: Compare and Contrast
Eleventh graders compare and contrast political visions. In this early American history lesson, 11th graders research the political stances of Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr. Students then compose compare and contrast essays about the views of Burr and Hamilton.
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
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 4 Views 39 Downloads