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293 resources with the concept comparisons

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Metaphors: Understanding Comparisons

For Students 5th - 8th
Here's a metaphor worksheet that asks kids to identify the two things being compared and then to explain the similar characteristics that are being identified.
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Interpreting Metaphors in Shakespeare

For Students 7th - 10th
"All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players." Shakespeare provides the examples on this worksheet that asks readers to identify the two things being compared and to explain the characteristics the two share.
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Comparing Characters

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Readers use the provided illustrated Venn diagram to compare and contrast the traits of two characters. A great way to encourage critical thinking skills.
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Compare/Contrast Worksheet

For Students 4th - 10th Standards
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...
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Using Similes

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Your class will find using similes as easy as pie after completing this figurative language exercise. Provided with a list of incomplete similes, young writers must use their creativity to fill in the blanks with nouns that accurately...
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What Is a Simile?

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
As fun as a barrel of monkeys, this figurative language worksheet will engage your students in learning to write similes. Asking them to first think of adjectives describing the six nouns listed on the page, this exercise has young...
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Meet the Dinosaurs

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Take your class of youngsters on a prehistoric adventure with this four-lesson series on dinosaurs. Accompanying the Meet the Dinosaurs books by Don Lessem, these lessons engage children in writing their own dinosaur books, making...
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Comparativos y superlativos

For Teachers 7th - 9th
What is bigger, the house or the castle? Help your beginning Spanish speakers construct simple comparisons by reviewing this PowerPoint. The first 10 slides contain example sentences and pictures, and the last 13 offer your class a...
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Lesson: Modern Day "Royalty"

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The life-sized statue of St. Ferdinand, King of Spain represents royalty as it was seen in the past. Learners explore who is considered royalty in modern times and compare them to royalty of the past. They make a collage representing...
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The Perfect Pet

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Learners take on role of an associate in a pet shop and help imaginary customers compare pets for sale.
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Pencil Points

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students study the quality of pencils while they collect data. They design advertisements such as persuasive posters and write business letters. They read a Washington Post article about pencils
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Word Detective

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Turn your seventh graders into a class of detectives! They determine the meaning of unknown words by using context clues in fiction, non-fiction, newspapers, poetry, and technical manuals. Working with partners, they share examples and...
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Compare and Contrast Cultures

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Using informational text to make cross cultural comparisons is a great way to build a global understanding and comparative analysis skills. With several handy worksheets and a Venn diagram the class will read to make cross textual...
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Langston Hughes Was a Dreamer Too

For Teachers K - 12th
Encourage your pupils to imagine their own dreams for the future. After studying three poems by Langston Hughes and listening to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s I Have a Dream speech, young poets craft their own dream stanza. 
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Applied Science - Science and Math Lab

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Create three dimensional objects in an applied science lesson. The goal is for your class to recognize, compare, and model shapes. Using cookie cutters and clay or play dough, they create models for three-dimensional shapes.
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Folktales

For Teachers 5th
Folktales are a great medium for conveying elements of plot and character.Fifth and sixth graders view a Jack and the Beanstalk picture and discuss the plot of the story. They watch the movie version of Jack and the Beanstalk and then...
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One of These Things: Shoes

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Four red shoes are featured in this video, which has viewers identify which item doesn't belong. This is a great film to show before a lesson on classification.
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One Of These Things

For Teachers Pre-K - K
After looking at a group with three pairs of sunglasses and a hat, viewers have to identify which item doesn’t belong. As a critical thinking and classification activity, this video could be linked to a lesson on grouping objects.
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One Of These Things: Hat

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Viewers can identify which of the four hats, three red fire fighter hats, or a silver, sparkly New Year's hat, does not belong with the group. This film could be a good way to introduce the idea of classification and sorting in the...
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Same And Different

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Zoe and Big Bird define the concept of the same and different by comparing themselves. They identify the ways they are the same and the ways they are different. This video could be used as an introduction to comparing objects.
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Waiting For Big

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Sarah Jessica Parker and Grover explore the concept of big, bigger, and biggest. What a fun way to introduce this concept. Afterwards, learners can come up with their own examples.
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Patterns & Graphing

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young mathematicians construct either a line graph or a bar graph using two sets of daily temperature data. They create hand-drawn and computer-generated graphs. They compare their graphs and look for similarities and differences between...
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Metaphors: Identifying Comparisons

For Students 2nd - 6th
My mother is a flower. John is a cheetah. Introduce kids to metaphors with a series of sentences that asks them to identify the two things that are being compared.
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Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices by Paul Fleischman

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Do your young readers know that poems can be performed as a team? They listen to a few examples from Paul Fleischman's book Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices, paying attention to how the how readers work together. They examine the...