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350 resources with the keyterm venn diagram

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Songs of America

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Combine your lesson on patriotism with a lesson on comparing and contrasting. Focusing on The Star Spangled Banner, Take Me Out to the Ballgame, and The Old Folks at Home, this lesson prompts learners to compare and contrast each song...
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Comparing Visual Interpretations and Actual Events: War & Battle

For Teachers 7th
A Venn Diagram is used to compare artistic and historical representations of a single event. Young analysts view the provided images, read textbook descriptions, and discuss the validity of each representation in terms of bias and...
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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 activity 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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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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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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Close Observation: Coins

For Teachers 2nd
Integrate math, science, and speaking/listening with a collaborative hands-on activity. Each group works with a single penny, examining it with the naked eye and recording observations. Repeat using magnifying glasses. Then repeat with a...
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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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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 instructional...
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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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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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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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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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Common Multiples

For Students 7th
In this common multiples instructional activity, 7th graders solve and complete 7 different problems that include using a Venn diagram to complete their problems. First, they place each of the numbers listed in the proper place in the...
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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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Venn Diagram

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
In this Venn Diagram worksheet, students read a description of a venn diagram and why they are used. Students choose two things to compare and fill in a venn diagram about their similarities and differences.
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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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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.