Compare and Contrast Reading Teacher Resources
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Compare and Contrast/Text Structure
Young readers go through a brief passage about a brother and a sister to practice comparing and contrasting. After they read the story, they respond to five multiple choice questions that require them to compare and contrast and analyze text structure.
4th - 6th Language Arts 70 Views 1160 Downloads
Learners respond to the text Riding Freedom. They will compare and contrast two settings by filling in a graphic organizer. They explore different settings, discuss the reasons why settings change, and draw conclusions using descriptive words.
4th - 6th Language Arts 12 Views 158 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Fairy Tales - Another Point of View
First graders compare and contrast two different versions of the fairy tale, The Three Little Pigs. They utilize a Venn diagram in order to document what is alike and different in the stories. The lesson includes an extensive activities list.
1st Language Arts 40 Views 129 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Compare and Contrast: Literary Analysis
Great for a reading intervention or remedial Language Arts class, this lesson uses two stories from Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul III ("Terri Jackson" and "Mary Lou" to reinforce note-taking skills, story elements, and comparing and contrasting.
7th Language Arts 3 Views 41 Downloads
The Two Travelers: Compare and Contrast
For this compare and contrast worksheet, students read a short story about two sisters. Students use a Venn diagram to compare and contrast the two characters. Students then compare and contrast two characters from their choice of stories.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 16 Views 268 Downloads
The Country Mouse and the City Mouse - Compare and Contrast
After reading The Country Mouse and The City Mouse, 4th graders go to the computer lab to learn how they can use the program Inspiration to help them organize information. They use a variety of graphic organizers to list how each of the two main characters in the story are similar and different.
4th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 11 Downloads
Graphic Organizers for Reading Comprehension
Wow, a resource that includes over 50 graphic organizers designed for reading comprehension! From story maps and plot elements to character traits and compare and contrast activities, this resource is sure to have the graphic organizer you're looking for on your next literary adventure!
4th - 10th Language Arts 291 Views 213 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Fifth graders analyze two settings. For this compare and contrast lesson students compare and contrast the settings in The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis. Students find and record similarities and differences of the two settings.
5th Language Arts 7 Views 73 Downloads
Fact or Fiction - What is Expository Writing?
Use formatting to organize an explanatory essay after comparing and contrasting expository and narrative genres. Young writers explore expository writing by employing prewriting techniques and graphic organizers to plan an essay. This is especially helpful as you begin a unit on informative or explanatory writing structure.
5th - 10th Language Arts 99 Views 613 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Venn Diagrams: Contrasts in Color
Compare and contrast two topics with your class. They will pick a topic of their choosing, create color-coded Venn diagram to visually organize their information, share diagrams with classmates, and write well-organized essay on similarities and differences in two chosen topics.
K - 12th Language Arts 53 Views 179 Downloads
Enjoying the Adventure
Learners read aloud and perform a simplified version of Mark Twain's novel The Prince and the Pauper. They watch a video version of the novel and then analyze, compare, and contrast characters. Each person also writes letters to a character from the point of view of another character and then creates a new ending to the play.
5th - 8th Language Arts 8 Views 110 Downloads
Help your readers explore the concept of comparing and contrasting. They will read/listen to three books that are similar in nature. Then they use a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast these books. The topic suggested in the Gingerbread Man, however many other themes could be used, including nonfiction.
K - 2nd Language Arts 3 Views 49 Downloads
Lesson 1: Using Compare and Contrast Key Words
Third graders compare and contrast two things. For this comparing lesson, 3rd graders see vocabulary words used when comparing or contrasting two items. They read the story Alligators and Crocodiles by Trudi Strain Trueit and write a paragraph comparing the two using their new vocabulary.
3rd Language Arts 7 Views 19 Downloads
Pigs and a Wolf on a Map
Young scholars use a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast The Three Little Pigs and other fairytales. In this compare and contrast lesson, students read two books aloud discussing the setting, point of view, climax and resolution. In small groups young scholars then fill out the Venn Diagram comparing and contrasting the two tales.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 22 Views 115 Downloads
Compare and Contrast: Hershey and Mars
Twelfth graders compare and contrast information from stories. In this similarities and differences lesson, 12th graders read about Milton Hershey and Forrest S. Mars to learn about the lives of the two men. Students complete a graphic organizer to demonstrate understanding.
12th Language Arts 7 Views 29 Downloads
ELD Lesson Plan: Nature's Fury
What happens during a natural disaster? Science and language arts come together in this resource, which works from three Houghton-Mifflin stories ("Earthquake Terror," "Eye of the Storm: Chasing Storms with Warren Faidley," and "Volcanoes").
4th - 6th English Language Development 27 Views 323 Downloads
Let's Learn About Firefighters
Learn about firefighters with this fun, interactive instructional activity from scholastic. As a warm-up, young learners brainstorm what they know about firefighters. Then they read the book Fire! Fire! by Gail Gibbons and complete the Scholastic Online Activity:Community Club — Firefighter Danita Thomas.
K - 1st 21st Century Skills 3 Views 21 Downloads