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Using Venn Diagrams to Compare and Contrast
Second graders compare and contrast the weather around the country. They will use a weather website to record the weather in two places. Then they will record their findings on a Venn diagram to compare and contrast the weather of the two regions.
2nd Science 25 Views 101 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Tortoise and the Hare-Compare and Contrast
In need of a lesson to use on your next trip to the computer lab? Students use Microsoft Word to compose a paper comparing the the main characters from the fable, The Tortoise and The Hair. They need to write an introduction, one paragraph explaining similarities, one explaining differences, and a conclusion.
4th Language Arts 8 Views 27 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 6 Views 41 Downloads
Compare and Contrast Review
Reinforce comparing and contrasting skills with this learning exercise. After reading a brief selection about a trip to Rome, elementary readers respond to five multiple choice questions that require them to compare and contrast. A home activity prompts them to compare and contrast different types of ethnic food (pizza vs.
4th - 6th Language Arts 56 Views 800 Downloads
Compare and Contrast: Frogs and Toads
Practice comparing and contrasting in this worksheet. Young learners read a passage about frogs and toads, observe signal words, and identify ways they are the same and different. They write short answer examples, complete a Venn Diagram, and write a paragraph.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 64 Views 733 Downloads
Compare and Contrast: Amazing States
After reading a selection titled, "Amazing State," young readers practice comparing and contrasting Hawaii and Rhode Island. They circle the parts of the selection that tell how the states are alike and underlining the parts that are different.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 23 Views 502 Downloads
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 94 Views 1191 Downloads
Compare and Contrast Paragraphs
Elucidate the difference between comparison and contrast writing. Brief and clear definitions with paragraph examples highlight key terms and vocabulary used to indicate similarities or differences. Have writers pick two objects and get to comparing or contrasting!
4th - 8th Language Arts 9 Views 85 Downloads
Compare and Contrast Essay Checklist
Are you looking for a basic compare and contrast rubric for your learners to use as they peer edit? This one is great for peer editing; reviewers simply check yes or no for each of the listed criteria. Then, at the bottom, they can include their own commentary.
8th - 10th Language Arts 16 Views 41 Downloads
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
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
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 40 Views 85 Downloads
Compare and Contrast
Use this graphic organizer to reinforce comparing and contrasting in your elementary classroom. After choosing two different topics to compare and contrast, extend this lesson into a writing activity. You could also use the graphic organizer in a literature unit or to compare two topics from any other subject.
4th - 5th Language Arts 27 Views 178 Downloads
Can We Help Save the Earth? - A Compare and Contrast Lesson
Two different texts, one topic, and a Venn diagram, it sounds like a standard ready to be met. Young learners compare and contrast two stories with an environmental themed; Virginia Lee Burton's The Little House and Bill Peet's Farewell to Shady Glade.
2nd - 3rd Science 8 Views 96 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Comparing and Contrasting
Read and compare a passage from The Magician's Nephew by C.S. Lewis and "The Monkey Garden" by Sandra Cisneros. Beginning with The Magician's Nephew, the class reads each story, underlining lines that relate to the significance of secret places.
7th - 8th Language Arts 30 Views 75 Downloads CCSS: Designed
A Lens into the Past
Explore the history of immigration through photographs. Scholars will view and discuss photographs depicting the culture and lifestyle of late 19th and early 20th century immigrants. They take pictures of current examples of culture in their neighborhood, create a photograph timeline, and draw conclusions about lifestyles based on the photographs.
6th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 47 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
Asian Cinderella Tales
Explore the world of fairy tales using this lesson focusing on higher- order thinking skills. Learners compare and contrast an Asian Cinderella story to other versions. It is a great way to review the characteristics of the genre and make sure that your class engage in critical-thinking activities.
6th Language Arts 12 Views 88 Downloads
Have your class talk about the importance of the rainforest and the products that come from it. Learners watch a video showing the path of chocolate from the rainforest to the supermarket. They discuss how the rainforest and chocolate are interrelated.
3rd - 5th Science 6 Views 139 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