Comparing/Contrasting Characters (A Taste of Blackberries)
Students use a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast the two main characters in Chapter 1 of the novel A Taste of Blackberries, and then relate the material to their own lives.
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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, learners...
4th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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Compare new and old versions of the classic story Alice in Wonderland in this comprehensive instructional activity packet. Learners read an excerpt from the original, answering several analysis questions. They do the same for a more...
4th - 6th 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...
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Comparing/Contrasting Characters-A Taste of Blackberries
Chapter 1 of A Taste of Blueberries provides an opportunity for young readers to compare and contrast the two main characters in this story. Using a Venn diagram, readers locate similarities and differences between Jamie and the narrator...
4th - 6th English Language Arts