A lesson plan that presents teaching and learning resources on compare and contrast information text.
After completing this lesson, the students will be able to:
- Acquire understanding of the features of compare and contrast information text.
- List the compare and contrast text elements.
- Demonstrate knowledge of compare and contrast information text in writing.
This Resource Includes:
- Well Formulated, Measurable, SMART Objectives and Outcomes
- Vocabulary Overview - Compare, Contrast, Information Text
- Flipped Lesson Part - Video - Compare and Contrast Text Structure
- Engaging and Creative Lesson Starter – Similarities and Differences
- Success Criteria - Compare and Contrast Information Text Checklist
- Scaffolding Notes - Compare and Contrast Information Text Elements
- Collaborative Group Tasks – Pair-Share, Think-Write, Write-Share
- Mini-Plenary with Critical Thinking Questions – 3 Online Quizzes
- Assessment Criteria for Outcome Expectations - Rubrics
- Differentiated Activities for Level Learners - Writing Task by Outcome
- Extensions to Challenge the High Achievers - 2 Online Exercises
- Plenary to Assess Learning Outcomes - Noughts and Crosses
- Home Learning for Reinforcement – 4 Task Cards
- Common Core Standards - ELA-LITERACY.W.6-8.2abcdef/4/5
- Skills to be addressed during the Lesson - Social and Cognitive
- Educational Tools and Resources - Adverbs, Verbs, Adjectives, Connectives
Teachers can use this resource to teach the students to use compare and contrast as information text in writing, thereby helping them to enhance their reading, vocabulary, language, and writing skills.
For a PowerPoint Presentation of the same topic you may refer to:
COMPARE AND CONTRAST INFORMATION TEXT PRESENTATION
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