Summer Vacation: Compare and Contrast
In this compare/contrast activity, students are instructed to select a classmate they do not know and compare their summer vacations, completing a Venn Diagram.
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Compare and Contrast
Read about the ways that different cultures set up homes with a set of reading activities. Learners read short paragraphs that cover one or more different ideas, and answer four questions about what they have read, including whether or...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Olympics: Then and Now
Just in time for the summer Olympics! Young readers compare and contrast the Olympics in present day to the Olympics 2,700 years ago. After reading about the history of the games, they respond to five questions based on what they read.
3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring/Comparing Pilgrim Children: On the Mayflower
It all begins with the book On the Mayflower, by Kate Walsh. Third graders will review vocabulary from the book then get into groups to participate in four different learning centers focused on the idea that things, people, and ideas...
3rd Social Studies & History
Compare and Contrast: Stanley Yelnats
After reading Holes, by Louis Sachair, learners focus on the main character of Stanley Yelnats. They will identify the traits he shares with his grandfather. To finish, they write an essay on one of the traits that Stanley possesses.
4th - 7th English Language Arts
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
There's no doubt the city described in the story, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett, has incredible weather, but looking at the town as a whole, how does it compare to a real-life town? Listen carefully and view the...
K - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable