Comparing and Contrasting Two Texts about Poison Dart Frogs: Eggs and Tadpoles

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Poison Dart Frog babies are the focus of a lesson that challenges scholars to compare and contrast two informational texts. Beginning with a read-aloud, followed by a discussion, readers complete a practice page that examines the main idea and key details of text and illustrations. 

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CCSS: Designed
NGSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Preview the Venn diagram from the previous lesson to refamiliarize class members with the process of comparing and contrasting 
  • Gather a collection of books about frogs for early finishers read when other tasks are completed
  • Review finished work, group pupils based on performance, and plan reteaching as needed 
Classroom Considerations

  • This lesson is the 12th in a series of 13
  • Materials from other lessons are necessary to complete the lesson 
Pros

  • The plan follows the same routine as a previous lesson; therefore, learners are familiar with what is expected of them 
  • Notes include helpful tips to meet pupils' needs 
  • Lesson instructions are written in detail 
Cons

  • None
NGSS