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Understand a Poem's Organization by Comparing and Contrasting Stanzas
The fifth video in a series about "The Twelfth Song of Thunder" covers poem organization. Focusing on comparing and contrasting the structures of different stanzas, the video guides middle schoolers through the process of interpreting organization.
5 mins 5th - 7th Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Comparing and Contrasting Textual Details
Venn diagrams are a great way for kids to differentiate details in a story, article, or poem. After watching a five-minute video, have your middle schoolers practice comparing and contrasting details in a student-written poem. A great way to have learners read carefully and analyze what they are reading.
5 mins 5th - 7th Language Arts 9 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Interpreting Works of Art: The Compare and Contrast Method
Students practice observing and analyzing two works of art. They describe the elements and principles, subject matter, history and mediums of two works of art. Use a compare and contrast strategy to interpret the meaning of two works of art.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 15 Downloads
Comparing and Contrasting American Literature
Eighth graders read many types of literature from American authors. Using the text, they use a graphic organizer to organize events into order. They compare and contrast the pieces they have read and identify the main ideas. They also compare and contrast the conflict and theme of the readings and participate in class discussions.
8th Language Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads
Comparing and Contrasting Little Red Riding Hood Stories
Third graders compare and contrast two versions of Little Red Riding Hood. In this language arts/literature lesson, 3rd graders determine how to label the circles of a Venn Diagram. Additionally, students begin to discuss details for each circle.
3rd Language Arts 16 Views 53 Downloads
Compare and Contrast: Miss Nelson is Missing
Compare and contrast two characters from the book Miss Nelson is Missing. Using a Venn Diagram, have pupils compare and contrast personal characteristics between Miss Nelson and Miss Swamp. Individuals can then share their responses with the class in order to create a whole group diagram.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 7 Views 59 Downloads
Compare and Contrast "Night" to "Life is Beautiful"
Ninth graders compare and contrast Holocaust literature. In this Holocaust lesson plan, 9th graders read Night by Elie Weisel and Life is Beautiful by Roberto Benigni. Students write compare and contrast essays about the 2 novels.
9th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Compare and Contrast Art
Practice the skill of compare and contrast. First, show learners the different pairs of artwork in the project packet (included). Then, each learner chooses one of the pairs and finds the similarities and differences between the pictures. The lesson ends with each learner preparing a one-page paper.
5th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 268 Downloads
Comparing and Contrasting Two Poems
Ninth graders summarize, compare and contrast two poems, ""Do Not Go Gently Into That Good Night" by Dylan Thomas and "Crossing the Bar" by Alfred, Lord Tennyson. They write a 200 word essay which they take through the writing process.
9th Language Arts 3 Views 27 Downloads
Comparing and Contrasting Three Civilizations
Sixth graders compare and contrast ancient civilizations. In this research skills lesson, 6th graders use SMART Board programs to compare and contrast the economies, cultures, and geography of Mesopotamia, Egypt, and India.
6th Social Studies & History 5 Views 34 Downloads
Comparing and Contrasting Theme in Poetry
Ninth graders analyze two poems: "The Ex-Basketball Player" and "To an Ahtlete Dying Young" to compare and contrast. They identify several examples of personification, alliteration and simile and write an essay comparing and contrasting the two.
9th Language Arts 7 Views 30 Downloads
Compare and Contrast the Philosophy of Buddhist Reincarnation with the Christian Belief of the Resurrection
Students compare and contrast religious beliefs about what happens after death. In this Buddhism and Christianity activity, view religious images and describe at least three details from each. Students compare and contrast reincarnation and resurrection in a Venn Diagram and discuss their effect on the daily lives of believers.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 16 Downloads
Comparing and Contrasting
Learners compare and contrast books using a Venn diagram. They listen to a read aloud of Eugene Trivizas' book, The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig, before comparing and contrasting it with the story of the Three Little Pigs.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 16 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 163 Views 460 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Why Animals Migrate
Are you looking for a moving instructional activity on animal migration for kids? This one will get you there! It includes class discussion, several high-quality video clips, a printable note-taking table, and a Venn diagram for comparing and contrasting two different migratory species.
4th - 8th Science 26 Views 19 Downloads
Was the War of 1812 Our Second War of Independence?
Though it occurred almost 40 years later, could the United States have been fighting for their independence again in the War of 1812? Using appropriate primary source material from each of the two wars, compare and contrast the situation that American citizens found themselves in, making connections and drawing parallels through inquiry and discussion.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 78 Views 58 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review John Lewis: Non-Violent Activism
After comparing and contrasting non-violent and violent social movements, your young historians will take a closer look at the work and influence of John Lewis on the civil rights movement. They will then choose a current social justice movement to study and present to the class using a variety of creative options.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Genre: Short Story
Discover the genre of short stories with sixth graders. They discuss the characteristics of short stories from the book America Street. Then, they compare and contrast movies and television shows and chart story characteristics. Various readings are recommended along with a reflective activity.
6th Language Arts 45 Views 249 Downloads CCSS: Designed