We found 1,210 resources with the concept compare and contrast
Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!
K - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Celebrate Read Across America Day or Dr. Seuss's birthday with a collection of reading comprehension materials. Versatile for any Dr. Seuss book, the worksheets and activities promote both foundational reading skills and critical thining abilities, all with the wonderful whimsy of Horton, Whos, and a Wocket.
Why Are Millipedes Cuter Than Centipedes? - From A to B
10 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
In an invertebrate beauty pageant, why do millipedes always scuttle away with the crown? Part four of a five-part series of Invertebrate videos compares and contrasts the millipede with the centipede in terms of diet, behavior, and body...
Lorenzo de Zavala and José Antonio Navarro: Their Contributions to the Independence of Texas
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Lorenzo de Zavala and José Antonio Navarro were both native Mexicans and leaders of the Texas Revolution, but with different backgrounds and careers. Compare and contrast the two influential men with a research assignment in which...
The Medieval Islamicate World: Crash Course History of Science #7
13 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The Medieval Islamicate World was truly a world of wonders! Clocks with gears, armillary spheres ... and robots that played music? Journey to ancient Baghdad, the center of science and math with the seventh video in a History of Science...
Editorials: The Guiding Voice of Authority?
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How much can opinion influence a news story? A standalone resource discusses the importance of John Brown's Raid through the lens of journalism. Learners analyze two different texts, one from the perspective of the North and the other of...
The Soldier’s Experience—Vietnam versus World War I
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The Vietnam War and World War I were two very important—and different—wars. To understand the differences, and similarities, class members watch videos, examine primary source documents, and then create a newscast that examines the...
Writing About Literature: Comparing and Contrasting Characters in Heidi
5th CCSS: Designed
Scholars read excerpts from the story, Heidi, in a three-part assessment that focuses on comparing and contrasting characters. Each part contains three tasks that challenge learners to discuss, answer comprehension questions,...
3 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Comparing and contrasting goes beyond beyond obvious differences—it includes critical thinking skills, too! Through a short video, writers learn how to organize ideas within a compare/contrast paper. The video highlights different styles...
Practice Test English Language Arts: Grade 8
8th CCSS: Adaptable
As teachers, it is our job to encourage learners to stand up for what they believe in and help them learn lessons from life's events. A set of practice questions designed for the ELA MCAS assessment features passages that teach positive...
Chief Executives Compared: The Federalist Papers
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Delve into the responsibilities of the president by looking at President Hamilton's opinion of the presidential office in his own words. The second in a three-part series, the resource also offers an interesting compare-and-contrast...
Activities from the Society for the History of Psychology Website
9th - 12th
The Society for the History of Psychology provides a list of teaching activities designed to acquaint learners with the various fields of psychology and introduce them to prominent psychologists. Details for several of the activities are...
Automobile Mileage: Comparing and Contrasting—Least Squares Regression
9th - 12th
It's always good to see things from different points of view. Learners review their work from the previous lessons on automobile mileage. They compare and contrast the results for each of the three different independent variables used in...