Good readers can also compare two stories by telling how the character's adventures or experiences are the same. If you'd like to see another spring Venn friend, scroll down for a tulip one. You can see in the above picture that there is a picture of the Golden Gate Bridge. Subscribe via email for regular updates. Alex and Zina are really polar opposites; They live at different poles! Each group there are enough cards for 4 or 5 groups to all have different cards if you want them to progresses through the 5 task cards on chart paper. Using clip art, you can also have two pictures to put inside the appropriate hoops along with header cards: similar and different. Explain that when we compare we find ways people, places, or things are the same.
To make it a special keepsake, include their school photo. Ordering numbers from 0-100 The student is given 5 numbers between 0 and 100 and places them in order from smallest to biggest. Let's look at an illustration from each book and compare Lilly's experiences. I thought how can my littles compare and contrast character's experiences when they haven't done that work with their own lives yet? For example, if we compared a frog and a human, we can't say a frog lives in the pond and a human doesn't live in the pond. Now talk about some of the following photos. By first grade, readers can practice comparing two texts as they continue to learn decoding, sight words, and vocabulary.
Show the two books, Chester's Way and Julius, the Baby of the World. E: The texts used for this lesson will be shared during the previous two lessons. R: Support students as they work in partner groups and practice the Smart Partner, turn and talk strategy. Do they look happy, sad, angry, bored, tired. The parts of the circle that intersect form a space to put the compare information in.
Then, they look at a picture and compare it to something they know in their life. Lin has made valuable contributions to American architecture, one of the most popular and perhaps most controversial being the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D. Finally, students will share out their work in small groups based on their comparison choices and will revise as necessary based on that feedback. What makes Twister better adapted for living in a field? I have created sample questions to teach towards and check mastery of each of the three Common Core categories. Mapping it Out Many people will use a special visual map called a Venn Diagram to help compare and contrast. Explain that when we contrast we point out ways people, places, or things are different.
Students look at the four provided pictures. Your next step is comparing and contrasting two books, including the settings, characters, ideas, changes, etc. In this video segment from New York Voices, renowned architect Maya Lin talks about her work and identity as an American of Chinese descent. She is certified in Project Glad instruction to promote English language acquisition and academic achievement. I gave the plate to one person, they wrote something on the diagram and then asked someone else if they had something to add.
Thanks for the great idea! Students chose a card and sorted if the statement compared cats and dogs or contrasted them. Assign a group leader to direct the discussion if so desired. Ask for a volunteer to review their task. This week, we learned that good readers retell a story to show that they understand what they read. If students were to write a book about their own pet, what common features should be in the text? Comparing is looking at what is similar, and contrasting is looking at the differences. What makes Boo more suited for working with senior citizens than Twister? Please use your vote to express your harshest feelings. If we were to compare an apple and an orange, we would look at what things are the same or similar between the two.
Think about Lilly's experiences and how she might be feeling. Alex lives at the North Pole and Zina lives at the South Pole. When we compare and contrast, it's generally between two things. The venn diagram was passed around to several people before we moved onto the next activity. Little did I know I would be reading that book every.
This worksheet will help your students identify similarities and differences. Next, ask students to find the contrasting object. Remember, good readers compare and contrast in order to better understand what the author is saying. Allow a few students to share out with the entire group. Here is a picture of the set up before students work on it. The phrase in this story has both a literal and figurative meaning.