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Free Study Skill Graphic Organizer: Compare and Contrast Concepts (Common Core)

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Free Study Skill Graphic Organizer:  Compare and Contrast
Free Study Skill Graphic Organizer:  Compare and Contrast
Free Study Skill Graphic Organizer:  Compare and Contrast
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RST.6-8.9, RST.9-10.9, RI.6.9, RI.7.7, RI.8.9
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Common Core Aligned: Free Compare and Contrast Graphic Organizer for Any Subject and Any Topic

This very simple, one-page graphic organizer has become one of the best study and review techniques that I use in my biology classes. It forces students to think deeply about two topics or concepts as they search to find the similarities and differences between them. Students are better able to organize information to see the relationships between two concepts.

I use this graphic organize to have students compare and contrast:
1. Photosynthesis and respiration
2. Mitosis and Meiosis
3. Protostomes and deuterostomes
4. Vascular plants and nonvascular plants
5. Prokaryotes and eukaryotes
6. Various animal phyla
7. Systems of the body

I keep a stack of these copied and ready to pass out to my students, and use them whenever a suitable opportunity arises.

This document is suitable for all subject areas and can be used by students in grades 4 and higher.

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On  January 28, 2013,  Buyer said:
Great looking graphic organizer, will use it for comparing and contrasting meiosis and mitosis with high school freshmen! Thank you!!
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Thank you for a linear "venn diagram." I like how simple it is. And I really appreciate including a science example. I'm new to teaching that concept this year and wouldn't know all of the differences.
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Love this format for compare/contrast! Really promotes thinking!
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I can definitely see the versatility of this resource. As a high school English teacher, I could use this to compare/contrast characters, inner/outer conflicts, etc, but more interestingly, I could use it for comparing the difference between topics and themes; facts and opinions. Great!
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Well structured! Appreciate the sample to share with students.
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Loved this! It can be used with any topic and helps to clarify the details of each.
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Amy, olyMoly....i just realized i was not following you and now i made your # 666!!!! oopsie... hope you aren't superstitious. Anyway, this is perfect! An organizer invaluable to my collection of tools for my kiddos. It's so versatile!!! And it's a different layout--many of my students come to me STUCK on the fact that compare/contrast has to be done w/ a Venn diagram... ;) Thanks dear!!
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On  January 1, 2013Jessica Meade (TpT Seller) said:
A great, easy to use compare/contrast sheet. Perfect for reviewing!
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Love this! I am going to share it with my English teachers, who will also find it quite valuable! Thanks for the clear, succinct, and organized graphic organizer that will surely help all learning levels visualize the comparisons being made!
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Super organizer with versatility.
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What a great idea! Comparing and contrasting is such an important skill! Thanks for sharing such a versatile item!
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Free Study Skill Graphic Organizer:  Compare and Contrast
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