Here is a way to have students visually understand the ideas of comparing and contrasting different types of fiction and nonfiction works as it relates to authors’ approaches and themes. 6.RIT.9 & 6.RL.9--However, this product can be used one grade higher or lower.
Run off on an oversized sheet of paper, and have students collaborate. Work on this type of activity for several days, while introducing different texts, etc. to analyze and consider. Last, invite students to bring sample texts to analyze as well.
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