In this character traits worksheet, students use the snowman Venn diagram to compare and contrast two characters. Students write the character differences in the outer part of the circles and the character similarities in the center section.
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts 4 Views 6 Downloads
Authors work hard to create unique and interesting characters that bring their stories to life. This simple graphic organizer supports young readers as they get to know five main characters in the book George Washington's Socks by Elvira...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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...
K - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Comparing "The (Really) Great Law of Peace" and Chapter 3 of Eagle Song
Fourth graders gain experience comparing multiple versions of a story as they continue reading the book Eagle Song. After first revisiting the article "The (Really) Great Law of Peace" from the previous unit, the class independently...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Comparing and Contrasting
Teach your third graders to compare and contrast literary elements in two different works on related topics. A pre-assessment activity asks young readers to identify story elements such as character, setting, plot, and main idea. Pairs...
3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Descriptive Writing Using the Book Rumpelstiltskin
Use the fairy tale Rumpelstiltskin to teach your third grade class about descriptive writing. Following a teacher read-aloud of the story, the class brainstorms a list of adjectives describing the main character. Students use this list...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Quick as a Cricket Lesson Plan
Teaching young learners about similes is easy as pie with this primary grade language arts instructional activity. Following a class reading of the children's book, Quick as a Cricket by Audrey Wood, young readers learn the definition of...
Pre-K - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Working on the Slant
Compare and contrast a major news story from various newspapers. How does the perspective change? Are certain things included in some of the stories and left out of others? Have pupils complete a graphic organizer to compare how...
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable