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553 resources with the keyterm compare and contrast

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Compare and Contrast Diagram

For Students 5th - 8th
In this compare and contrast worksheet, students complete this graphic organizer by providing the similarities and differences of 2 social studies concepts.
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Blank Venn Diagram

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this language arts worksheet, pupils use this blank Venn diagram to compare and contrast any 2 topics. There are no directions for use.
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Venn Diagram-Compare 2 Insects

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this Venn diagram worksheet, students compare and contrast 2 insects of their choice. This can be used as a discussion topic about insects.
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For Students 4th - 6th
In this Venn Diagram worksheet, students are asked to compare the attributes of two U.S. presidents of their choice. The diagram is marked clearly with "different", "same" and "different".
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Organizational Patterns: Comparison and Contrast Writing

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students write an essay comparing and contrasting their school experiences. Through guided practice, they create an outline of their elementary school experience and middle school experience. Using their outlines, students synthesize...
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What Do You Know About the Birds Around You?

For Teachers K
Students compare and contrast various species of birds. After participating in a brief discussion of the characteristics of birds, they view birds in their natural habitat and in pictures with a focus on the similarities and differences...
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Haitian Folktales

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders identify parts of Haitian culture through folktales. They compare and contrast a Haitian folktale with an African American folktale. They read "Bye-Bye" a Haitian folktale. They create and write their own folktale. They...
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Home Away From Home

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Young scholars compare and contrast their family with the familes of other students in their class. They complete a comparison of the various ways in which their culture is different from another young scholars. Drawing on this...
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The Wonderful World of Polymers

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate the concept of polymers. They discover unique properties and how polymers are natural. The lesson contains sufficient background information for the teacher. Students examine different types of materials and...
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Classification and Attributes

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils classify objects based on their attributes. They explain how archaeologists use classification to help answer research questions.
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Lou Gehrig and Wings of Hope

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders read the biographical narratives Lou Gehrig and Wings of Hope and compare and contrast the pieces of literature in a Venn diagram.
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Casting Light On The Dark Ages

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students research life in the Middle Ages on the internet and write a comparative analysis of the differences between life in the Middle Ages and life today.
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When Old Meets New

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore how to compare and contrast characters.
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Using Compare and Contrast to Write in Science

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate and compare the behavior of magnetism using magnets. In this physics lesson plan, 5th graders write about the similarities and differences of a variety of magnet types.
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Autumn Comparisons Using Charts and Venn Diagrams

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Pupils use graphic organizers to compare and contrast books on the subject of Autumn. They identify the main idea of each book used.
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Three Little Pigs - Venn Diagram

For Teachers 1st
First graders orally compare and contrast "The Three Little Pigs" with "The True Story of the Three Little Pigs" by using a giant Venn diagram drawn by the teacher.
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Lunch in Space

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore independent reading strategies. In this fiction guided reading lesson, students read Lunch in Space independently, then complet a T chart comparing their own lunch time with "lunch in space."
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Explore Elizabeth I

For Teachers K - 1st
Students compare pictures of themselves as a baby and a picture of themselves at the present date. In this comparing and contrasting lesson plan, students study the photos and put them in the chronological order. 
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Buildings and Transportation

For Teachers Pre-K
Students investigate transportation and construction in America by contrasting and comparing them.  In this city development lesson, students observe several images of buildings and transportation in our country and categorize them based...
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Canada - US: Approaches to Immigration

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore the Canadian immigration experience through comparison and contrast to American immigration and settlement patterns. In this immigration patterns lesson, 6th graders dialogue their opinions regarding immigration....
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Where We Live

For Teachers K - 7th
Young scholars make a 'where we live' chart to find what's common and unique about where they live. In this living analysis lesson, students complete a chart about where they live.
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Comparing and Contrasting Characters

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars explore Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury.  In this literature instructional activity, students review Venn diagrams and how to compare and contrast. Young scholars select two characters and write a paper comparing and...
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Compare and Contrast with Pink and Say

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders complete a shared reading of the book Pink and Say by Patricia Polacco and character analysis Venn diagram. In this character analysis lesson, 6th graders read the book and work in groups to compare and contrast the two...
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Compare and Contrast - City Pigeons and City Parrots

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Young scholars watch videos about city birds and complete compare and contrast activities to decipher the types of birds. In this bird study lesson, students view videos about city pigeons and parrots. Young scholars then complete a...