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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 18 Views 43 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
Religion in Culture & Politics: Women’s empowerment in Syria
Learners determine their own perspective on women's empowerment then compare it to how it is seen in Syria. They watch a four documentary clips, discuss what they've seen, then answer two short essay questions. Excellent resource links and good extension activities make this a worthwhile lesson.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 45 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
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
Fairy Tales: Another Point of View
In the second of a two-part lesson, young learners act out the story of The Three Little Pigs. After reading an alternate version, class members use a Venn diagram to discuss how the wolf's feelings differ from those of the pigs. In the culminating activity kids make a triorama where they record similarities and differences in the stories and draw the characters.
3rd Language Arts 23 Views 201 Downloads
Comparing Cinderella and The Rough-Face Girl
Pupils examine similarities and differences between cultures. They'll see that literature, reading, and story telling is something all cultures have in common. They should construct Venn diagrams to help them compare and contrast the stories and their characters.
K - 5th Language Arts 36 Views 140 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Working on the Slant
Compare and contrast a major news story from various newspapers. How does the perspective change? Are certain things included in some of the stories and left out of others? Have pupils complete a graphic organizer to compare how different newspapers cover a specific news story, and then have learners write an essay discussing their observations.
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History 17 Views 219 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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
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 29 Views 181 Downloads
Who Would Win? Killer Whale vs. Great White Shark Storia Teaching Guide
Teacher guides are wonderful tools with tons of ideas that help you relate content in many different ways. Using the high-interest book, Who Would Win? Killer Whale vs. Great White Shark, learners will hone their discussion and reading comprehension skills.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 201 Views 489 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 40 Views 85 Downloads
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
Fifth graders analyze two settings. In this compare and contrast activity 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 8 Views 74 Downloads
Putting on the Ritz, Oreo, and Saltines
Students examine the physical properties of Ritz crackers, Oreo cookies, and Saltines using their 5 senses. In this compare and contrast lesson, students create a Venn diagram with their findings and write a power paragraph with a clear main idea and supporting details
3rd - 5th Language Arts 11 Views 12 Downloads
Birds of a Feather, An Interdisciplinary Unit: Language Arts Wing
If a blue jay could talk, what would it say? Find out by reading Mark Twain's "Jim Baker's Blue-jay Yarn" with your class. Make sure to discuss dialect beforehand and adopt the accent while you read. Compare and contrast American English and dialect by examining quotes and filling out a Venn diagram.
7th - 8th Language Arts 9 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Comparing Works By The Same Author: Venn Diagram
A Venn diagram is a great tool. Middle schoolers research specific authors from different time periods, cultures, and genres. In groups, they create a Venn Diagram in order to compare and contrast two pieces of literature by the same author.
5th - 8th Language Arts 17 Views 278 Downloads