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As a little "Happy New Year!"
treat, I'm knocking a dollar off for a limited time.
No matter what grade I taught, and there were many(!) my students really enjoyed doing a Venn diagram
I love them because they are a quick, easy and fun
way to introduce and practice, comparison and contrast
, plus the graphic
aspect, is perfect for my visual learners
Students can do them independently
, or pick a partner
and complete one together.
There are 17 different Venn diagrams
in the packet, plus I changed the header on the “head” pattern Venns
, so you can use them any time of the year
They are especially appropriate for Back To School
, as a getting to know you icebreaker.
(More bang for your buck!)
The packet includes these Venn diagrams
* Compare the American New Year with the Chinese New Year
* 6 “head” options for comparing your New Year celebration with a Venn friend
* Compare the Tournament of Roses Parade with the Macy’s Day Parade (One of my students’ personal favorites).
I’ve also included 6 additional writing prompts
to go with that, as well as a worksheet
for them to write on.
* Comparing last year, with things you did and learned, with the New Year and the things you want to do and learn
* Comparing this year with last year
* Comparing this year with a year way in the past (Perhaps the year you were born), or another historical year.
* Comparing the New Year with a year way in the future, using your imagination of what you think things will be like.
* Comparing what you did this New Year’s Eve, versus what you did last year.
* Comparing what children do for New Year’s, versus what their parents do.
* Comparing this New Year’s resolutions with resolutions of the past years.
Plus these Venn diagrams
that serve double duty, as you can also use them in the fall
* Last year at this time I was . . . This year I am . . .
* Compare last year’s grade with this year’s grade
* 6 “head” options for “Comparing myself with a Venn friend”. (Also great for Martin Luther King Day
, for a “We are all different, yet we are all the same.”
Completed projects also make a sweet bulletin board
I’m Diane from Teach With Me, hoping your students enjoy making Venn diagrams as much as mine do.
Wishing you a safe and healthy New Year.
Click here, to see my other New Year activities