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Similar or Different?
In this similar or different learning exercise, students view two pictures of women from different times in history. Students determine how their clothes are similar and different and write down their findings.
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Educating Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students
Three mini units make up one large unit designed to explore multiculturalism and encourage cultural identity. Each lesson sparks thoughtful discussion, critical thinking, and are equipped with activities and assignments geared to...
K - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
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...
4th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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
Family and Friends: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 4)
Family and Friends is the theme of a unit offering extra support lessons. Follow each lesson plan's teach, blend, guided practice or practice/apply routine to reinforce concepts such as clusters, responding to reading, drawing...
1st English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Nature Walk: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 2)
Reinforce concepts such as long vowels, spelling patterns, sound clusters, double-final consonants, and syllables with a nature-themed unit. Through a series of extra support lessons, learners compare and contrast using a Venn diagram,...
2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Compare and Contrast Two Settings in One Text
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...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts
Creative Adventures with Literature - Whoever You Are
Celebrate our similarities and differences through multiple readings of Whoever you Are by Mem Fox. Readings are accompanied by a grand discussion, charts, creative art, dramatic, and music play to reinforce the uniqueness that is found...
Pre-K - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Same and Different Song
Apples and oranges—how are they the same and how are they different? Find out with a music video that carefully describes the similarities and differences between apples and oranges. Viewers observe as hand-drawn animations illustrate...
1 min Pre-K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable