Compare and Contrast Activities & Worksheets | Reading Comprehension Activities

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Tiffany Gannon
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  1. Looking to enhance your comprehension instruction with engaging and memorable activities? This BUNDLE contains all of my reading comprehension units, which are full of activities, crafts, and NO PREP graphic organizers to introduce and practice these comprehension skills and strategies in a way your
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Are you in need of fun, engaging activities that enhance and improve your students' reading comprehension? These compare and contrast activities and graphic organizers are low prep and are perfect for creating a learning experience for your students. Use these digital and printable compare and contrast activities, crafts, posters, anchor charts, worksheets, and more to transform your reading comprehension instruction!

Comparing and contrasting is one of the first higher order thinking skills students learn. These activities will help your students apply that skill to text, in turn improving their attention to detail and enabling them to better comprehend what they are reading. The activities in this resource will mainly focus on using different versions of The Three Little Pigs to learn how to compare and contrast stories and characters, but can also be used with other text sets.

*There is now a digital component included in this resource. The independent tasks have been added to Google Slides TM. Please follow the download instructions within the Zip file.

This engaging unit covers standards RL 1.9, compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in stories and RL 2.9, compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story by different authors or from different cultures.

There are so many fun versions of The Three Little Pigs! Your students will love reading several different versions while learning how to master the standard of comparing and contrasting. I have chosen to focus on these 4 versions of the story in my classroom, but I have designed the unit so that you can adapt for the versions you may already have. Again, you can also extend the resources in this product to other text sets.

  • The Three Little Pigs and the Big Bad Wolf
  • The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig
  • The True Story of the Three Little Pigs!
  • The Three Pigs

This resource includes:

•Page 3 Book Suggestions

•Pages 4-21 Three Comparing and Contrasting Posters and five Anchor Charts with poster printing instructions

•Pages 22-29 Opening Activity, Cooperative Group Activity, Directions, and Printable

•Pages 30-31 Detective Badges and Bookmarks

•Pages 32-36 Pig Venn Diagram Craft

•Pages 37-51 Printable Resources (graphic organizers that can be used with any text) and Exit Tickets (DIGITAL VERSION INCLUDED)

•Pages 52-58 Brown Bag Book Club and Fiction and Nonfiction Discussion Cards

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in stories.
Compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story (e.g., Cinderella stories) by different authors or from different cultures.


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