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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 15 Views 277 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 6 Views 25 Downloads
Immigration for Grades 3 - 5
Students compare immigration of the past to immigration of the present. For this immigration lesson plan, students compare and contrast stories and differences between people arriving through Ellis Island versus Angel Island.
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History 13 Views 92 Downloads
One With Nature: Lesson 15 Is Number 15 Of 16 In Unit Plan
Students present and explain the Acts of Nature research projects and compare and contrast. In this compare and contrast lesson, students will present their acts of nature projects and then compare and contrast two acts of nature presented by their peers.
6th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Fall vs. Spring
Learners compare and contrast the seasons of fall and spring. In this fall and spring lesson plan, students learn the differences between fall and spring through books and pictures, identify the differences, draw their own pictures, and write about each one.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 5 Views 40 Downloads
Lesson Plan: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Explore literature after reading The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain and The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. Sixth and seventh graders compare and contrast the setting, motivation, theme, and characterization of each novel before analyzing them individually.
5th - 8th Language Arts 16 Views 190 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
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
The Country Mouse and the City Mouse
Fourth graders create a graphic organizer using Inspiration to compare and contrast two characters in the story "The Town Mouse and The Country Mouse". They discuss what schools were like in colonial times verses schools of the present time.
4th Language Arts 3 Views 3 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
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 4 Views 26 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
Compare and Contrast Review
Reinforce comparing and contrasting skills with this activity. 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 53 Views 799 Downloads