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EngageNY Algebra II Module 4: Inferences and Conclusions from Data

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Algebra II Module 4 collection focuses on four topics: Probability, Modeling Data Distributions, Drawing Conclusions Using Data from a Sample, and Drawing Conclusions Using Data from an Experiment. Students show what they have...
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Statistics Fun: Probability

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A six-video collection hands viewers the key to understanding conditional probability. It's all in the context of the problem presented! Marbles, dice, Venn diagrams, and a tree diagram show how to calculate conditional probability, how...
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Math Stars: a Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 7

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Put on your thinking caps because middle school math has never been more interesting in this huge resource full of thought provoking questions. Written as a newsletter, the resource has 10 two-page newsletters with a variety of...
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Introduction to Decimals

For Teachers 5th Standards
Three activities make up an introductory lesson designed to create a strong foundation in comparing fractions to decimals and exploring and building decimal models. Pupils brainstorm and complete a Venn diagram to show how decimals and...
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SAT Prep: Test 8 Section 5 Part 2

For Students 9th - 12th
Sal again makes the SAT look effortless, and yet students will follow his mathematical processes with ease. Problems range in difficulty, from basic algebra equations to more complicated geometric figures.
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CAHSEE Practice: Problems 10-12

For Students 8th - 10th
Guiding your future test-takers through a practice CAHSEE, this video presents the methods and thought process behind problems 10-12. It features problems involving multiplying fractions, scientific notation, and reading Venn Diagrams.
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"The Most Dangerous Game" Study Guide Packet

For Students 9th
The comprehensive study guide packet for Richard Connell’s "The Most Dangerous Game" challenges young readers to reflect on hunting as a sport and what it means to be civilized. Using various graphic organizers, including a Cornell Notes...
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Saturday Market by Patricia Grossman

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Readers make personal connections to Saturday Market by Patricia Grossman and answer comprehension questions while reading the book. Comparing and contrasting the different characters in a Venn diagram leads to a kinesthetic activity...
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Using Details from the Text

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Explore non-fiction comprehension strategies with your class. They will visualize daily activities and label a 4 circle Venn diagram with related phrases. They must identify the overlapping sections as "main ideas," then complete a...
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Does Your Diet Stack Up?

For Teachers 5th - 10th
An interesting way to learn about dietary requirements, this resource prompts learners to look at what someone in the U.S. eats and compare it to what someone in South America eats. They discuss the social, religious, psychological,...
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Gingerbread Stories

For Teachers K - 2nd
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...
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Similar and Different

For Teachers 4th Standards
New ReviewUsing a Venn diagram, pupils compare the similarities and differences between two classmates. Next, they review the CARE acronym (Collaboration, Acceptance, Respect, Empathy) and discuss how it applies to diversity in the classroom.
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Fly Your Kite

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Encourage scholars to become a productive community member with a kite-themed lesson plan. Following a review and discussion, learners complete a Venn diagram that displays the connection between character traits needed to make a home...
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Stellaluna: Bat or Bird?

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
The story Stellaluna by Janell Cannon lends itself as a fictional resource in determining the difference between bats and birds. On the other end of reading genres, scholars examine the informative text, Bat News. Using their new-found...
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CK-12 Middle School Math Concepts - Grade 6

For Students 6th Standards
Twelve chapters cover a multitude of math concepts found in the Common Core standards for sixth grade. Each title provides a brief explanation of what you will find inside the chapter—concepts from which you can click on and learn more...
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Ambitious Women Artists at Work

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Ambition is the keyword of a lesson that focuses on the contributions made by famous female artists. Specifically looking at European artists, Luisa Roldan and Elisabeth Louise Vigee Le Brun, scholars examine a piece of their work then...
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Folktales from Around the World

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Compare and contrast folktales with a lesson that spotlights three commonalities among those from different cultures. A whole-class discussion about folktales leads the way to a group activity that challenges scholars to read multiple...
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Little Red Riding Hood

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
The Little Red Riding Hood is the focus of a lesson that challenges scholars to compare and contrast two different versions. After writing a summary, readers listen carefully to both versions of the tale then complete a Venn diagram—a...
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Comparing and Contrasting Two Texts about Poison Dart Frogs: Poison!

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Scholars compare and contrast two informational texts about Poison Dart Frogs. A brief vocabulary review and discussion lead the way to a two-part close reading—the first reading for gist the second reading for details. Followed by a...
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Comparing and Contrasting Two Texts about Poison Dart Frogs: Eggs and Tadpoles

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Poison Dart Frog babies are the focus of a lesson plan that challenges scholars to compare and contrast two informational texts. Beginning with a read-aloud, followed by a discussion, readers complete a practice page that examines the...
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Comparing and Contrasting Two Texts about Poison Dart Frogs: Legs and Toes

For Teachers 3rd Standards
A lesson challenges scholars to compare and contrast two readings about Poison Dart Frogs. Information presented comes from different informational texts, followed by a discussion, and the completion of a Venn diagram. A one-page...
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Introductory Statistics

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Statistically speaking, the content covers several grades. Featuring all of the statistics typically covered in a college-level Statistics course, the expansive content spans from sixth grade on up to high school. Material comes from a...
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Narrative Text Structure

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Thirteen activities work alongside a narrative text of your choice. With reading comprehension at its focus, readers complete worksheets covering character descriptions, similarities, and differences between characters, the sequence of...
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Urban Communities

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Urban communities are the focus of a series of lessons created to meet specific needs using differentiated instruction. A pre-assessment designates scholars into three groups based on their ability level. Small groups take part in...
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Celebrating Women’s History Month

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Examine the lives of four women—Blanche Stuart Scott, Madeleine L'Engle, Margaret Evans Price, and Sybil Ludington—in a 23-page activity packet. Each profile comes with a set of vocabulary and reading comprehension questions. Further...
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Theodore Boone - Kid Lawyer: Novel Study

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
A child lawyer is exactly what people need ... not! With the novel study for John Grisham's Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer, pupils use their imaginations to create their own examples of sarcasm. They also research a chosen famous lawyer and...
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Ruby Bridges

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
A two-part lesson features Civil Rights hero, Ruby Bridges. Part one focuses on the heroic actions of Ruby Bridges then challenges scholars to complete a Venn diagram in order to compare themselves to her. Part two begins with a...
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Hibernation

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
What is hibernation? Which animals hibernate and which don't? A 40-page packet on hibernation includes graphic organizers, reading passages and pictures about animals that hibernate, task cards, templates for a hibernation booklet,...
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West Side Shifts

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Combine math, language arts, music, and dance with an activity focused on "America" from West Side Story. After listening to the song, learners compare the film to Romeo and Juliet, analyze the song's meter, design choreography, plan...
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Writing Informative Text: School Days

For Students 5th Standards
A three-part writing assessment challenges scholars to think critically about schools of the past and present. Learners read informative texts, answer questions to prepare for a discussion, research in small groups, complete a Venn...
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Organizing Topic: Probability

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
The probability is high learning will occur! A well-designed unit introduces learners to the concepts of independent, dependent, and mutually exclusive events. Using Venn diagrams, the lessons ask learners to analyze many different...
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Compare Solids Venn Diagram

For Students 6th Standards
Using a Venn diagram, learners write the attributes that the two solids—rectangular prism and triangular prism—have in common where the circles intersect and the attributes that they do not have in common in each individual circle.
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Human Venn Diagram

For Teachers 9th Standards
Take the class outside and sort the classmates. Using three big circles, class members create a living Venn diagram. Pupils stand in the appropriate circles based upon the descriptions and return inside to create poster diagrams using...
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Compare and Contrast

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
How was your summer vacation? Encourage class members to meet their new friends with a back-to-school activity that compares summer vacations using a Venn diagram.
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Mutually Inclusive Events: Card Game

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Find probabilities of pulling cards. Using a Venn diagram, individuals sort five cards along the rules of a game. The pupils calculate compound probabilities using the information from the diagram. Initially, the interactive provides the...
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Compare and Contrast Fairy Tales

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Through grand conversation and help from a graphic organizer, scholars compare and contrast the classic tale of Cinderella and the story of Cinder Edna by Ellen Jackson. After becoming familiar with both stories, the class completes a...
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The Triskaidecaphobia Conference

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Triskaidecaphobia is an extreme superstition to the number 13—and ironically the answer to the word problem is 13! Presented with a series of descriptive data, individuals analyze the data to determine the population size. They must...
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Civil War Medicine: Fact or Fiction

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Young historians compare the presentation of medical care during the Civil War in passages from fictional and nonfictional texts. They examine passages from Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell and Soldier's Heart by Gary Paulsen, and...
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Events and Venn Diagrams

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Time for statistics and learning to overlap! Learners examine Venn Diagrams as a means to organize data. They then use the diagrams to calculate simple and compound probabilities.
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Histograms and Venn Diagrams

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
There are many different options for graphing data, which can be overwhelming even for experienced mathematcians. This time, the focus is on histograms and Venn diagrams that highlight the frequency of a range of data and overlap of...
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The Difference between the United Kingdom, Great Britain, and England Explained

For Students 6th - 12th
Explore the differences between the United Kingdom, Great Britain, and England with a video that offers an in-depth look into each region and answers common questions about the surrounding countries. The video includes facts, engaging...
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My Forest or the Rainforest?

For Teachers K Standards
The differences between tropical and temperate rainforests range from animals and flowers to climate and landscapes. Kindergarteners compare and contrast characteristics of their local forest to a tropical rainforest.
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Around Town: Neighborhood and Community: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 3)

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Here is a unit designed to support English language development. Scholars speak, move, and write to learn more about topics that focus on community and local concepts. The series of lessons aids to reinforce concepts including consonant...
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Nature Walk: Challenge Activities (Theme 2)

For Teachers 2nd Standards
A three-story unit offers an assortment of challenge activities. Scholars complete a variety of activities, including writing their own campfire song, crafting an opinion paragraph, creating their own club, working on a picture book, and...
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Development of Baking Powder

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Did you know baking powder can be used to treat acne, whiten teeth, and make sugar cookies? The lesson on the development of baking powder is ready-to-go with no preparation required. Through readings, pupils answer questions, complete...
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Notices and Wonders of the Second Stanza of “If”

For Teachers 6th Standards
Here is a activity that asks pupils to analyze poetry, and sparks discussion about two different types of texts; asking how is the poem, If by Rudyard Kipling, alike and different from the story, Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul...
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Special Friends: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 9)

For Teachers 1st Standards
Special Friends is the theme of a unit consisting of extra support lessons created to reinforce concepts with the help from grand discussions, chants, and practice worksheets. Unit topics include letter sounds, base words, endings,...
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Special Friends: Challenge Activities (Theme 9)

For Teachers 1st Standards
Special Friends is the theme of a unit comprised of challenge activities for those who have already mastered the skills in the Houghton Mifflin unit Special Friends. Extended learning opportunities include writing an activity book, a...
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Home Sweet Home: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 5)

For Teachers 1st Standards
Home Sweet Home is the theme of a unit comprised of extra support lessons. Scholars reinforce concepts through chants, grand discussions, and practice worksheets. Topics include digraphs, blending phoneme, long vowels, final sounds,...
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Home Sweet Home: Challenge Activities (Theme 5)

For Teachers 1st Standards
Challenge scholars with a plethora of activities found in a unit themed, Home Sweet Home. Activities to expand learners' knowledge include: researching and creating fact file cards about animals' homes, designing the perfect home post...
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The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Accompany the story, Town Mouse Country Mouse by Jan Brett with an assortment of activities designed to reinforce concepts covering story structure, comprehension, grammar, and social studies. Here, scholars identify the difference...
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General Addition and Multiplication Rules of Conditional Probabilities

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Making connections between multiple methods of solving problems is an important part of understanding conditional probability. The lesson shows solutions to problems using Venn diagrams, tree diagrams, formulas, and two-way tables....
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Introduction to Compare and Contrast

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Oranges and bananas, what do they have in common and how are they different? Have an interactive, virtual grand discussion with narrator, Carrie Carter, who explains what it means to compare and contrast. Viewers also discover how to...
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Practice Book O

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Whether you need resources for reading comprehension, literary analysis, phonics, vocabulary, or text features, an extensive packet of worksheets is sure to fit your needs. Based on a fifth-grade curriculum but applicable to any level of...
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All Together Now: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 1)

For Teachers 1st Standards
All Together Now is the theme of this series of extra support lessons. The collection aids the instruction of blending sounds and reading high-frequency words through writing and reading sentences. Support also engages pupils in...
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The Little Prince: Venn Diagram Exercise

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Compare and contrast your learners' traits to the characters in The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint Éxupery. After they complete a Venn diagram comparing themselves to a peer, kids create a three-part Venn diagram to compare themselves...
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A Tale of Two Gardens

For Students 5th Standards
Gardening is fun, no matter what you're growing. A reading comprehension activity encourages learners to compare and contrast two gardens that grow different items.
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The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe: Picture Book Strategy

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Picture books aren't just for primary learners. Your scholars compare and contrast literary themes between the novel, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis, and the children's book, The Dream Tree by Winfried Wolf through...
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Comparing Characters

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Readers use the provided illustrated Venn diagram to compare and contrast the traits of two characters. A great way to encourage critical thinking skills.
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Compare/Contrast Worksheet

For Students 4th - 10th Standards
Walk your class through the process of writing compare and contrast essays with this easy-to-use graphic organizer. After first using the included Venn diagram to record the similarities and differences between two subjects, students...
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Compare and Contrast Chart with Bubble Map

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Take your traditional Venn diagrams and mind maps to the next level with this unique bubble map! The graphic organizer allows students to compare and contrast several aspects of two concepts, encouraging a more in-depth analysis overall.
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The Language of Sets and Set Notation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The basics of number theory and set notation are explained in a highly approachable way in a self-contained lesson and worksheet. Introducing the vocabulary and concepts from ground zero and building to more complex ideas of subsets and...
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Hop into Action

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Young scientists find out what makes amphibians such unique and interesting animals in this simple life science lesson. After looking at pictures and discussing the characteristics of amphibians, learners complete a series of three Venn...
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Math Stars: A Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 1

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Keep the skills of your young mathematicians up-to-date with this series of newsletter worksheets. Offering a wide array of basic arithmetic, geometry, and problem solving exercises, this resource is a great way to develop the critical...
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Probability

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Probability, especially conditional probability, can be a slippery concept for young statisticians.  Statements that seem self-evident on the surface often require a daunting amount of calculations to explicate, or turn out to be not so...
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Are You Game? A Lesson Connecting Fractions and Probability

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Exactly how fair are the board games children grow up playing? Young mathematicians investigate this questions as they work their way through this five-lesson series on basic probability. 
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Character Connections

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Making connections with characters in literature is a great way to engage young children in reading. This task is made much easier with this Venn diagram template that asks young learners to compare and contrast themselves with a...
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My Big Fat Greek Olympics

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
The Olympic Games are indeed a significant and far-reaching cultural component in our international community today, but from where do they originate? Where do our traditions stem from, and how do we choose the sports that constitute...
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Penguins Around the World

For Teachers K - 5th
Students investigate penguins. In this Science lesson plan, students compare and contrast penguins to flying birds. Students use a Venn diagram to illustrate the differences and similarities of penguins and flying birds.
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How Do You Find the Intersection of Percent Data by Using a Venn Diagram?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
When you first read this word problem it seems pretty daunting. The instructor explains how to identify the variables, how to convert percentage to whole numbers, and how to set up the problem and solve it. She uses a Venn diagram as a...
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Fractured Fairy Tales

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Through reading and writing, learners explore common elements found in fairy tales. After discussing traditional fairy tales, class members listen to The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs by John Scieszka, a hilarious retelling of the...
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Venn Diagrams, Part 3

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
Can your first graders interpret Venn diagrams? Different sets of clues help pupils narrow down a specific number in different shapes. They determine odds and evens, greater than or less than, and what shape the number is in. A fun...
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Venn Diagrams: Contrasts in Color

For Teachers K - 12th
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...
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What's In a Name?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the relationship between names and certain cultures and locations. In this identity lesson, students create family migration or immigration maps. Students read excerpts from When My Name was Keoko and Lost Names: Scenes...
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Learning From the Past

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Coming up on the Olympics? Be sure your middle schoolers understand the dynamic and ancient history of this global tradition. They begin by recalling traditions parents have passed down, considering their relevance and ways they might be...
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Comparing Cinderella and The Rough-Face Girl

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
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...
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One Grain of Rice

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Upper graders read the story One Grain of Rice, and use a Venn diagram to compare and contrast topics found in the story to current event topics today. Groups of three learners work together to create their diagram. The topics they must...
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Compare and Contrast Knowledge of Vietnam War

For Teachers 9th - 11th
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...
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Compare and Contrast Two Settings in One Text

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Look for the signal words! Scholars get both instruction and practice comparing and contrasting. Although it is completely scripted, it can also serve as a detailed outline. Demonstrate this as you read a passage (included) and search...
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Comprehension: Compare and Contrast Topics in Two Texts

For Teachers 3rd
A scripted lesson can be a big help for new teachers. This fully scripted three-day learning activity provides teachers with the means to demonstrate how to compare and contrast two topics in two texts. Learners will work as a class to...
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Comparing and Contrasting

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Do your scholars understand compare and contrast? Introduce the concept using this interactive Venn Diagram. Learners engage with you as you point out things in the class that are the same and different. Personalize it by comparing...
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Can the World be a Fair and Just Place?

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Use famous orators of the past to teach rhetoric to your middle schoolers. In groups, they examine speeches by Malcolm X, Barack Obama, and John F. Kennedy, creating and presenting Wordsplashes to display keywords and their stance on...
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Comparing Famous Americans

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
How are Martin Luther King Jr. and Susan B. Anthony similar?  Elementary learners compare and contrast the lives of these two American greats using a Venn diagram. They make timelines about their lives and write paragraphs about their...
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Greatest Common Factor Lesson

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Here is a unique approach: youngsters use a Venn diagram to identify the greatest common factors of two numbers. This would be a good way to review the concept once they have been exposed to this topic. It includes sample problems that...
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Countables and Uncountables Exercise 1

For Students 1st - 3rd
Young writers determine whether the 19 nouns in the box are accountable or uncountable. They place each noun in the Venn Diagram and then fill in each blank in 9 sentences with the words a, an, any and/or some. A good activity!
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Comparing and Contrasting Fiction and Nonfiction

For Teachers K - 1st
The last lesson in a series of three lessons, this plan is designed to have young readers further explore fiction and nonfiction books. They will compare and contrast the characteristics of each genre using a Venn Diagram to organize the...
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Comparing and Contrasting

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Introduce your class to the concept of comparing and contrasting with this lesson. After modeling a Venn diagram, help your young scholars find the similarities and differences between two pictures. They can then work on their own Venn...
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Differing Federal Responses to the Great Depression: Letter Analysis

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Young analysts examine two letters, one written by President Hoover and one written by FDR. Each letter contains that president's response to the role of the Federal Government during times of crisis (The Great Depression). They analyze...
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Rikki-Tikki-Tavi

For Teachers 7th
Use this complete and simple lesson plan to help your class examine the main characters in Kipling's story Rikki-Tkki-Tavi. A fun and creative pre-reading activity, coupled with two different graphic organizers, help to scaffold young...
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Two Settings

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
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...
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Yummy Venn Diagrams

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Develop a list of topic sentences using a Venn diagram. The class compares Ritz cracker to Oreo cookies, create a list of possible topic sentences, then composes an expository paragraph comparing the two food items.
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A PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students compare and contrast characters from various texts and compile the collected data into several graphic organizers.
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Comparing Characters from a Story

For Teachers K - 1st
A Venn diagram template is used to compare the two characters from Big Mama and Grandma Ghana by Angela Shelf Meaderis. Learners must categorize them by looks, actions, and personality traits. The second part of this lesson plan is for...
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Venn Diagram of Creation Myths

For Students 7th - 9th
After reading the two informational passages, pupils will compare and contrast. They will create a Venn Diagram showing the differences and similarities between the Shinto Creation Myth and the Creation Myth found in the Christian Bible....
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Government Spending

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Spend some time with lines of best fit. An informative unit has learners investigate government spending. They research data on poverty, educational spending, social security, and defense spending, and then analyze lines of best fit for...
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Off to Adventure!: Challenge Activities (Theme 1)

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Off to Adventure! is the theme of an English language arts unit comprised of a variety of challenge activities. Scholars enhance skills and reinforce concepts by taking part in a grand book discussion, giving an oral report, and writing...
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The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe: Graphic Organizer: Venn Diagram

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Get to know more about the characters of the novel The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis by comparing and contrasting their character traits using a Venn diagram.
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Venn Diagram Template Lined

For Students K - 6th Standards
Compare and contrast two subjects with this Venn diagram template. The printable graphic organizer has made writing in each part easy with printed lines and it can be implemented in a variety ways.
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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas: Graphic Organizer: Venn Diagram

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Compare and contrast the characters in John Boyne's The Boy in the Striped Pajamas. Using a Venn diagram, kids write in different traits to describe each person, and note their shared characteristics in the middle section.
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Basics of Probability

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Give your learners a fighting chance at understanding probability. Offering numerous examples that clearly demonstrate basic probability concepts, this resource helps young mathematicians learn how to visualize the different outcomes of...
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I Can Compare and Contrast

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Work with your class to fill out this Venn diagram. Pupils can compare and contrast any two things and then write a short paragraph about the relationship demonstrated in their diagram.
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Compare Characters in Bud, Not Buddy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
After your class finishes reading Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis, they use the Venn diagram here to compare two characters from the novel, in this case Bud and his grandfather Herman E. Calloway. Examples of qualities on which...
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Comparing Two Poe Classics

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read and discuss The Black Cat and The Tell-Tale Heart. In this poetry lesson, students construct a Venn diagram to compare and contrast two pieces of literature.
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Venn Diagram: Holden and Phoebe

For Students 9th - 11th
How are J.D. Salinger's characters Holden and Phoebe different? What similarities do they share? Your class members complete this basic Venn diagram and then discuss their ideas with the class. Some example answers are included on page...
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An Active, Healthy Lifestyle is ...

For Students 3rd - 8th
This is a two part worksheet. The first part consists of eight questions about healthy lifestyle choices. These can be answered out loud, or by using the thumbs up/down method as the teacher reads aloud. It can also be printed out and...
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Comparing Works By The Same Author: Venn Diagram

For Teachers 5th - 8th
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...
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Compare and Contrast: Literary Analysis

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders are able to use active listening skills, take notes and identify literary elements of a short story. They use/create graphic organizer, compare/contrast literary elements from various stories and compare and contrast traits.
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Perspectives and Point of View

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Get your middle schoolers engaged in the civil rights movement using primary source documents! Although this lesson doesn't give you much detail, it offers a nice outline. Start by giving pupils a writing prompt to encourage personal...
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Comprehension: Comparing and Contrasting Two Characters from a Book

For Teachers 1st
As a class, first graders use a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast the characters Toot and Puddle in the story Toot and Puddle. They then work on their own as they listen to the story Sheila Rae The Brave and use a Venn Diagram to...
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Sunshine Math - 4

For Students 4th
Fourth graders solve seven problems. They work with angles, a Venn diagram, number pair clues, sums and difference, and money.
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40 Week Review - Part 3

For Students 6th - 7th
Math 7- 40 week review is a very short activity activity with only one type of problem for each topic. Note: This might be used as a warmup at the beginning of class, or as a quick check for understanding, or even a quiz.
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Informal Letter Writing

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
When do we use formal letter writing? When do we use informal letter writing? Compare formal letter writing with informal letter writing using a Venn diagram. Included in this resource are ways to guide middle schoolers through the...
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Using a Venn Diagram to Compare / Contrast: Double Bubble

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Create a "Double Bubble" to organize information in a Venn diagram-like graphic organizer.   There are a few options included to differentiate this assignment, but unfortunately, there are no topics for selection. Provide your emerging...
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Comparing Cultures: Hawaii and Japan

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Children around the world may have cultural differences, yet it is an important reminder that they also have many similarities! Designed for a class of first-graders in Hawaii, this library research project has learners compare and...
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Dancing through Poetry

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Get your class up and moving as they explore how to express movement and dance through words. Designed around two poems by Lillian Morrison about break dancing, the activity truly captures the creative and multi-sensory aspects of...
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Color and Compare: Venn Diagram

For Students 1st
In this color and compare worksheet, students will color two different snowmen and use a Venn diagram to compare and contrast their similarities and differences.
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Comparing/Contrasting

For Students 7th - 12th
Do your students love movies? Use Star Wars and Indiana Jones to introduce the use of Venn diagrams for comparing and contrasting. A list of words to indicate comparison or contrast are also included to help with the writing process.
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Compare and Contrast: Literary Analysis

For Teachers 7th
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...
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Comprehending the Story

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Learners explore story-grammar. They discuss story-grammar and read That Mean Man. A story map is created and a Venn Diagram is used to compare and contrast concepts within the story. They retell the story and use a story pyramid to...
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The Persian Empire: Venn Diagram

For Students 7th - 8th
Compare and contrast the actions of King Darius and King Cyrus. Pupils use the Venn Diagram to compare and contrast, explaining how Cyrus used satraps, then describe the beliefs of Zoroaster.
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The Powers of Government

For Teachers 11th
Explore the powers of the federal and state government. Learners use a Venn Diagram to classify tasks as belonging to the states, the federal government, or both. This activity provides a quick way to review these concepts.
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Gingerbread Man

For Teachers 1st
In many elementary classrooms, the book The Gingerbread Man is a common text. This lesson uses the story as a means to have learners engage in critical-thinking activities and creative writing. First, they answer questions about the...
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The Dynamic Nature of the Sun

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
In this second lesson of the series, pupils learn to observe similarities and differences in photos of the sun and record them in a Venn diagram. Then, small groups practice the same skill on unique images before presenting their...
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Lesson Four: Using a Venn Diagram to Compare Two Texts

For Teachers K
Kindergarteners practice comparing and contrasting two texts, The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Butterfly. They listen to these two texts, one fiction and one nonfiction, about caterpillars. They then record the similarities and...
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Comprehension Skills: Evaluate Using Fiction Stories and Aesop's Fables

For Teachers K
Primary readers investigate several comprehension skills in the ten lessons of this unit. Forming opinions about stories, comparing stories to each other, using Venn Diagrams, and applying the ideas from a story to real life situations...
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Comparing Two Improvisations

For Students 6th - 8th
Jazz improvisation can be difficult to listen to for some music enthusiasts, however there are patterns and characteristics that can be analyzed. They use this Venn diagram to aid them in comparing two improvisational pieces, where they...
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Practicing Critical Reading Skills

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this reading skills worksheet, students read about skills to use while reading and then fill out a Venn Diagram. Students choose which items to go into their Venn Diagram.
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How We Are Alike And Different

For Teachers K Standards
New ReviewScholars develop social awareness by exploring the concept of similarities and differences. Learners examine two beverages and use a Venn diagram to identify similarities and differences. They tally each item to identify if they are more...
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Venn Diagrams: T-Shirt Mystery

For Students 6th - 8th
Sorting your t-shirts is easy with Venn diagrams. Individuals use a drag and drop interactive to classify shapes on t-shirts into Venn diagrams. A set of challenge questions tests whether the classification is correct.
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Tom Robinson and Emmett Till

For Students 8th - 9th
Not only is Emmett Till's name misspelled on the worksheet, but the graphic organizer is just too small to be practical! Correct the spelling error and enlarge the circles so your class can record valuable information. A lot of...
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Compare/ Contrast: Race To The South Pole

For Students 3rd - 4th
Did you know that 100 years ago the South Pole was still unexplored? Read the passage and complete the compare and contrast chart provided to compare the journeys of two explorers. Then, practice this skill again by comparing two types...
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Compare and Contrast: Amazing States

For Students 3rd - 4th
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...
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Two Lives Collide

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students compare and contrast the two main characters of the book Holes.  In this Holes lesson, students analyze the qualities of a hero. 
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Exam 2 Review Stats Spring 09

For Students 9th - 12th
In this statistics worksheet, students solve 25 multiple choice problems. Students find combinations, probabilities, coefficients of determination, etc.
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The Road Taken: lesson 10

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders discuss what the theme and plot of their stories mean.  In this novel lesson, 6th graders discuss the differences of the theme and plot between two different novels, Tuck Everlasting and Annie and the Old One using a Venn...
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Two Settings

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders analyze two settings. In 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...
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Compare and Contrast Passages

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Combine two skills with the activities included here. Pupils not only practice determining the main idea of short passages, they also use a Venn diagram to compare and contrast the main ideas of the different passages. Start out...
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Compare and Contrast Editorials

For Teachers 4th Standards
Does your class know what an editorial is? Introduce the genre to them with this plan. First, the teacher models how to read an editorial and compare and contrast. Next, the class has a chance to analyze editorials written by their own...
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Compare and Contrast Fairy Tales

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders read and compare two versions of Cinderella. In this compare and contrast lesson, 2nd graders use a Venn Diagram to record comparisons between Cinder Edna and Cinderella. Students write a paragraph using those similarities...
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Graphing and Analyzing Biome Data

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore biome data. In this world geography and weather data analysis activity, students record data about weather conditions in North Carolina, Las Vegas, and Brazil. Students convert Fahrenheit degrees to Celsius degrees and...
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Citizenship

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders discover how to appreciate the differences in people. In this citizenship instructional activity, 5th graders read a story about a frog and discuss if they have ever felt the way the frog did. Students use Venn diagrams to...
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Venn Diagrams

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students collect and display data in a Venn Diagram. In this statistics lesson, students collect data, compare the data and make inferences about their data. They use the Venn diagrams to identify what the data have in common and how...
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Egypt Vocabulary

For Students 6th - 10th
In this Egypt worksheet, students fill in the blanks to definitions, a time line, and a Venn Diagram with Egypt vocabulary. Students complete 3 activities.
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Pigs and a Wolf on a Map

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students use a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast  The Three Little Pigs and other fairytales. In this compare and contrast lesson plan, students read  two books aloud discussing the setting, point of view, climax and resolution. In...
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Comparing Fairy Tales Across Cultures: Cinderella and Yeh-Shen

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students read stories.  In this comparison lesson, students read Cinderella and Yeh-Shen, A Cinderella Story.  Students compare and contrast the events of each story.  Students practice using a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast other...
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Little Red Hen

For Teachers 1st
First graders practice sequencing events using dramatization. In this sequencing lesson, 1st graders read the story Little Red Hen and create puppets to perform the story. Students must work together to retell the story sequentially.
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Everything Grows

For Teachers 1st
First graders read about the growth of living things. In this similiarities and differences lesson, 1st graders list things that are similiar and different about growing plants. Students then use a graphic organizer to list the...
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Unit 2: My Friends and I Day Three: Comparing Our Preferences

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students compare and contrast their characteristics. In this comparison lesson, ESL students compare and contrast personal characteristics while working in pairs. They use a Venn diagram and write in short phrases while making the...
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Miss Nelson Is Missing/Miss Nelson Is Back- Lesson 4

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students compare two stories.  In this compare and contrast lesson, students read Miss Nelson is Missing and Miss Nelson is Back.  Students brainstorm similarities and differences in the two stories, use a Venn Diagram to compare,...
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Elements of Satire

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars analyze satirical articles.  In this elements of satire lesson, students read and analyze satirical articles from newspapers.  They create Venn diagrams to compare and contrast articles.  Young scholars use calculators to...
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Reading and Writing- The Tangerine Bear

For Teachers K - 1st
Young scholars compare and contrast a story and a movie. In this comparison instructional activity, students read The Tangerine Bear, identify the story elements and watch the movie version of the story. Young scholars compare the story...
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Three Little Pigs

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students compare separate versions of the same story.  In this fairy tale lesson, students read two versions of The Three Little Pigs and use props to simulate the stories visually.  Students create a Venn Diagram in class to compare and...
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What Makes a Fable?

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore fables. In this fables lesson, 3rd graders use Venn Diagrams to organize information about 2 fables they will read. Students work in groups to fill out the diagrams and share their results with the class. Students...
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Comparing Education Around the World

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore comparison and contrast. In this comparison/contrast activity, students view "A Look at a Japanese Classroom" and "A Look at a Kenyan Classroom." Students complete a venn diagram handout.
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Glyph Notes

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this mathematics worksheet, students display and organize data about themselves in the form of glyphs. They compare data seen on their frame to that seen on a bar graph. Students also create a Venn diagram that explores different...
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Math: Graphs and Their Symbols

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders examine different types of graphs and discover the meanings of the symbols used on them. After gathering data about themselves, their communities, and the world, they use that information to create graphs. Among the...
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Twisting Versions of Little Red Riding Hood

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students read orally two versions of Little Red Riding Hood (Classic and Cajun) They compare and contrast the two Little Red Riding Hood versions. Students create a concept map to demonstrate the comparisons/contrasts. They could also...
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Beef or Dairy?

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Guernsey, Jersey, Holstein. Brangus, Charoloais, Herford. Here’s a truly cross-curricular resource that combines language arts, science, math, and visual arts activities as class members learn to distinguish between beef and dairy...
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Using Venn Diagrams to Compare Two Ecosystems

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students explore the distribution of two ecosystems on a global scale; and map the distribution of tropical and temperate rain forests throughout the world. They use a Venn Diagram to describe these ecosystems and the differences between...
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Thanksgiving: A Turkey's Point of View

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore "point of view" in literature in their own writing. They create a Venn diagram to display two different points of view towards Thanksgiving. They write a story from the point of view of how a turkey might feel as...
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Comparing Christmas Around the World

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Christmas inspired lesson and project ideas that help students sharpen critical thinking skills.
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Venn Diagrams

For Students 1st
The Venn diagram is such a useful tool! It can be used to provide a visual when comparing things across the curriculum. For this case, learners consider three Venn diagrams that each have a unique set of things in them. They must answer...
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Comparing and Contrasting Hinduism and Buddhism

For Students 7th - 12th
Engage historians in world religions through personal stories. This activity has groups analyzing two personal accounts to determine who practices Hinduism and who Buddhism. Four roles are indicated: reader, writer, presenter, and...
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Using a Venn Diagram to Compare & Contrast Two Types of Bears

For Teachers K - 2nd
Help younger learners understand comparing and contrasting through the exploration of bears. They will complete an attribute chart for a black bear and the bear of their choice. Then they complete a Venn Diagram for the two bears with...
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How Do You Find a Union and Intersection from a Venn Diagram?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Is there a difference between the union of sets and the intersection of sets? The teacher uses a Venn diagram to illustrate how to determine what makes a union and what makes an intersection of sets.
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The Heart is a Lonely Hunter: Venn Diagram

For Students 9th - 12th
“When a person knows and can’t make the others understand, what does he do?” Why (s)he collects evidence and writes an essay! Prepare your readers for a compare/contrast or reflective essay on The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by giving them...
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Oklahoma! The Cultural Myth of America

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore cultural myths in America by collecting images and characteristics of stereotypical Americans. They read a primary source document, discussing the views of the author in class. Next, they compare the terms used to...
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Venn Diagrams and Data Sets

For Students 9th - 12th
In this Venn diagram and data sets worksheet, students solve 16 short answer problems. Kids organize data sets using a Venn diagram. Students answer questions about a data set given a Venn diagram. Students find the mean, median, and...
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Compare The Hat and The Mitten

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders compare two books they have read, The Hat and The Mitten. For this compare and contrast lesson, 2nd graders review the author and illustrator of the books and discuss the main characters and problem. Students use Venn...
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My Rocks Rock!

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students observe and classify rocks based on what is inside of them. In this rocks lesson plan, students also complete a Venn diagram by comparing different rocks.
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Rockin' On The Inside

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students observe and classify geode rocks and what their insides are made of. In this rocks lesson plan, students also complete a Venn diagram comparing the inside of the rocks. 
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Machiavelli's The Prince

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students compare and contrast their concepts of leadership with Machiavelli's, as outlines in The Prince. In this literature lesson plan, students identify positions that call for leadership and brainstorm qualities necessary for such a...
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The Knight Who Was Afraid of The Dark

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students read the short story "The Knight Who Was Afraid of The Dark." In this literacy lesson, students read the story, answer comprehension questions and complete a story frame. They look at Venn Diagrams. 
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Getting To Know You Venn Diagram

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders create a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast two objects as a class. In this compare and contrast lesson plan, 4th graders also complete a social studies time line, complete place value problems, and go over science...
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Investigation: Sorting and Classifying

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore geometry by creating shapes with construction paper. In this shape characteristics lesson, 5th graders identify the different attributes that make up specific shapes and create them using construction paper, rulers,...
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Facts and Opinions in a Variety of Genres

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Here is a lesson dedicated to helping learners understand the differences between facts and opinions. They examine the first page of several books from the class library to determine if the book is fact or opinion based. A Venn diagram...
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Lesson 3: Comparing and Contrasting two Characters from a Book

For Teachers 1st Standards
One book, two main characters, and a Venn diagram; it's time to discuss similarities and differences in order to compare and contrast two characters from the same book. The class listens to the book Toot and Puddles as they complete a...
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Comparing and Contrasting Little Red Riding Hood Stories

For Teachers 3rd
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...
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Old and New Compound Nouns

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this compound nouns worksheet, students cut out cards with compound nouns on them and put them into a Venn diagram. Students have 36 cards to put into the Venn diagram.
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The Algebra Test Problem

For Students 8th - 10th
In this algebra test activity, students construct and interpret a Venn Diagram.  They determine the type of algebra problems designated in the Venn Diagram.  This one-page activity contains 1 problem.  The answer is provided at the...
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Integrated Algebra

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this integrated algebra worksheet, students solve problems covering topics studied during the year.  Problems include topics such as slope-intercept, Venn Diagrams, finding the solution to multi-step algebra problems, writing...
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Time For Kids: Organizing Information, Reading a Diagram, Reading for Details

For Teachers 4th - 5th
For this Time For Kids:  organizing information, reading a diagram and reading for details worksheet, pupils use the September 12, 2003 issue to complete these pages about magazine sections, planets and other stories.
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Intro to Venn Diagrams

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students compare and contract birds and bats using Venn diagrams. In this Venn diagrams lesson plan, students learn what a Venn diagram is and why it is used.
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The Little Red Hen Comparison

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students compare two versions of "The Little Red Hen."  In this literature lesson, students are read two different versions of the story and they complete a Venn Diagram comparing them.
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Going Batty

For Teachers 1st
First graders investigate bats attributes. In this bat lesson, 1st graders read Stellaluna by Janell Cannon. Students compare and contrast birds and bats using Venn diagrams that they create in Kid Pix.
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Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs Venn Diagram

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this book and movie worksheet, students use the labeled Venn diagram to compare and contrast the book and the movie called Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs.
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Venn Diagram Comparing Artic Animals and Desert Animal Adaptations

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this animal adaptation worksheet, students use a Venn diagram to compare the adaptations of Arctic and desert animals. They see a picture of a polar bear and a camel about the graphic organizer.
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Comparing Plant and Animal Cells in a Venn Diagram

For Students 5th - 9th
In this science graphic organizer worksheet, students fill in a Venn Diagram by comparing plant and animal cells. They use the words from the word bank to fill in each portion of the graphic organizer. They use words such as...
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Let Your Motto Be Resistance: African American Portraits

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars compare and contrast historical and contemporary photographs of important figures in African American history. In this photography analysis lesson, students learn key photography vocabulary and use a Venn Diagram to...
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Comparing Elements and Compounds Venn Diagram

For Students 6th - 9th
In this comparing elements and compounds Venn diagram worksheet, students compare and contrast compounds and elements as they list details to complete the graphic organizer.
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Charlotte's Web Venn Diagram: Farms vs. Cities

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this language arts worksheet, students respond to the book Charlotte's Web by using a Venn diagram to compare farms and cities.
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Blank Venn Diagram

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this language arts worksheet, students use this blank Venn diagram to compare and contrast any 2 topics. There are no directions for use.
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Compare the Arctic with Antarctica Venn Diagram

For Students 4th - 6th
In this Venn diagram worksheet, students compare and contrast the Arctic with Antarctica. They place the things that are different about the two geographic regions in the outer areas of the circles and the things that are similar in the...
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COMPARE TWO PRESIDENTS: VENN DIAGRAM

For Students 4th - 6th
In this Venn Diagram worksheet, students are asked to compare the attributes of two U.S. presidents of their choice. The diagram is marked clearly with "different", "same" and "different".
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Aerobic vs. Anaerobic Respiration

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students define aerobic and anaerobic respiration. They compare and contrast the processes of aerobic and anaerobic respiration. Students identify organisms that use the processes of aerobic and anaerobic to synthesize energy from food.
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The Many Faces of Cinderella Tales

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders compare the story of Cinderella as it is told in various countries and cultures. After reading the fairy tale in three different forms, they use a website Venn diagram in order to compare and contrast each telling of the...
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Weather Patterns

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders discuss how their weather changes by examining temperatures, clothing needs, and plant life. They talk about the identifying factors of the seasons and complete a Venn Diagram about weather in a guided lesson. Next, they...
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What's a Fable?

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders, while in the computer lab researching characteristics of the "fable" genre, compare two Aesop's fables on a Venn Diagram. They compare what they've learned about fables they have read to see if those characteristics are...
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Summarize This!

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Pupils explore how to summarize a reading passage. They read non-fiction books. Students use a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast the two animals they read about. They write a summary using the information in their Venn Diagram.
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Comparing Two Turtles

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students compare and contrast the various observable features of two different turtles. in groups, they complete a visual analysis of the sea turtle and tortoise. Using their observations, they complete Venn Diagram of the observable...