FOOD always captures students' attention! What better way to teach the text structure, compare and contrast, than to have students analyze chocolate chip and Oreo cookies!
After doing research on the history of one cookie, students team up and write an essay or paragraph to compare / contrast.
Loaded with VIDEO CLIPS, this HIGH INTEREST lesson comes with everything you need.
This lesson is meant for 3-5 days and consists of four parts:
taking notes on videos,
reading and highlighting articles,
creating and presenting a poster and
writing a compare/contrast essay, incorporating text EVIDENCE.
6 VIDEO CLIPS
7 news-related ARTICLES to analyze
2 Graphic Organizers
Real Examples of posters and essays
Relating to a high interest subject everyone loves: COOKIES!
In addition, multiple extension activities for differentiation and those early finishers are included. You'll have lots of fun with this topic!
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