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44 resources with the keyterm similarities and differences

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Venn Diagram: My Partner and I Are Different

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Celebrate your class's diversity with this Venn diagram template. A perfect resource for building a classroom community at the beginning of the school year, pupils are able to learn about their peers while discovering what makes them...
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Reptiles and Amphibians

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Introduce your class to various reptiles and amphibians. They will meet and identify a representative from each of the four major reptile families, then learn about and discuss reptile characteristics. Next, they will identify and...
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Appreciating You and Me

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Focusing on personal strengths is one way to help learners boost their self-esteem. They discuss the similarities and differences between themselves and their classmates. Then, work on figuring out what their personal strengths are and...
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An Elementary School Day in Korea

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students study the similarities and differences between their school and a school in Korea. In this culture study lesson, students discuss and list their classroom's weekly schedule. Students then read about a Korean class schedule and...
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Similarities and Differences

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students complete pre-visit and post-visit activities about the koalas they see at the zoo. In this koalas lesson plan, students read books, and answer questions about the similarities and differences they see when they observe the koala...
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Vocabulary Development and Writing

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Engage pupils in practicing denotative and connotative strategies to understand particular words. They work in pairs and write a series of sentences using each word that has a positive connotation and negative connotation. Some example...
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Families: Different and the Same

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students study family structures and write a multi-paragraph composition about their study. In this family types instructional activity, students watch a video about family structures and learn related vocabulary. Students then discuss...
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Where in the World is Cinderella?

For Teachers 3rd
Making comparisons is a skill used in science, math, art, and literature. This lesson focuses on comparing two Fairy Tales that are both similar and different. Students read and use a graphic organizer to help them identify the...
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Esperanza Rising - Reader's Theater

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders perform a skit using scenes from Esperanza Rising. In this reader's theater lesson, 5th graders create their own script from a scene in the book. Students discuss the differences in readers' theater and an actual play....
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All About Animals!

For Teachers 1st
First graders compare animals. In this features and functions of animals lesson, 1st graders identify visual similarities and differences of animals. Students classify animals according to their visible characteristics.
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Compare and Contrast Characters

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders compare and contrast. In this compare and contrast instructional activity students find similarities and differences between two characters from a fiction book. Students use a graphic organizer.
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We Are All In This Together

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students complete a variety of activities centering around insects. In this insects education lesson, students read People by Peter Spier and discuss the similarities and differences among people. Students gather and explore materials...
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The Living Environment

For Teachers K
Students investigate animals and their environments. In this animal similarities and differences lesson plan, students explore animal adaptations and features and their habitats. Students get into groups to discuss the habitat and how...
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Developing Rights: The Next Generation

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Young scholars compare the rights people have between different countries. In this comparing rights lesson plan, students view lists of rights that people have in different countries and compare their similarities and differences.
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Simon Says "Who Are You?"

For Teachers K - 5th
Students explore their similarities and differences. In this getting to know you lesson, students play a variation of "Simon Says," according to various personality and physical traits.
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Hooray for Circles And Squares

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Learners examine how to accept peoples similarities and differences. They create a picture using only circles, squares, and rectangles, listen to a story, and discuss the similarities and differences between the pictures and the story.
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Potato Head

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students examine how people are different and alike, and to respect people's differences. They create a "Mr. Potato Head" using a potato and various arts and crafts materials, and compare/contrast the similarities and differences...
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Something is Different about You

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners investigate properties and characteristics of common objects and people.  In this similarities and differences lesson, students practice observation skills by playing a game recognizing differences.  Learners select a partner...
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Schools Around the World

For Teachers K - 5th
Students discover how schools around the world are the same and different. In this international school lesson plan, students learn about different types of schools from all around the world and the items and activities within these...
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Probably Passage (Predicting)

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders practice predicting. In this prediction lesson, 3rd graders read a worksheet and they predict where 15 words will fit into the story. After they read the story, they discuss the similarities and differences between their...
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Similarities and Differences

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this comparing learning exercise, students name the similarities and differences between 2 similar pictures. Students complete 3 problems.
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Similarities and Differences

For Students K - 2nd
In this comparing pictures worksheet, students compare 2 pictures in each problem and state their similarities and differences. Students complete 3 problems.
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Invasive Aquatic Plant Identification

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students observe aquatic plants and animals and identify their systems. In this plants and animals lesson plan, students compare systems of organisms and orally express how plants and animals rely on each other.
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What is Special About Me

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students compare and contrast the similarities and differences of the animals they see in photographs. In this animals lesson plan, students then research one of the animals on specific national websites and compare the physical features...