This is a universal graphic organizer to utilize while teaching Comparing & Contrasting that can be used with any text. This graphic organizer can be utilized during Reading/Literacy Workshop, Shared Reading, Guided Reading, or Independent Reading. Students utilize the Venn Diagram to compare and contrast various elements such as characters, setting, plot, writing styles, etc. Other Common Core aligned graphic organizers available: Cause & Effect, Characterization, Compare & Contrast, Conflict, Text Connections, Fact or Opinion, Inference, KWL Chart, Main Idea, Nonfiction, Plot, Predictions, Story Map, Setting, Summary, and Visualizations. Graphics provided by http://www.mycutegraphics.com/.