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Help students practice the skill of comparing and contrasting information and texts with this detailed 3-day mini-unit. This unit includes compare and contrast passages, graphic organizers and worksheets to help students practice and master the skill of comparing and contrasting.
Filled with hands-on learning activities, practice reading passages, and direct instruction guides, it’s the perfect resource to help students learn how to identify comparisons and contrasts in various texts. Through creative activities like the “How Many Ways?” game, a signal word sort, and mystery item activity, students will become actively involved in their learning. Direct instruction on how to compare and contrast using textual evidence further develops students’ reading comprehension skills. Six original reading passages also help students master the skill of comparing and contrasting. This mini-unit not only engages students in their learning, but also helps them truly develop this critical reading comprehension skill.
This detailed Comparing and Contrasting Mini-Unit includes:
• 3 Detailed Daily Lesson Plans
• “How Many Ways?” Game
• How Many Ways Sorting Sheet
• Signal Word Sort
• Signal Word T-Chart
• Mystery Item Cards
• Mystery Item Partner Clue Guide
• Guided Notes on Comparing and Contrasting
• 3 Short Practice Passages
• Writing with Comparing and Contrasting Signal Words
• Nonfiction Reading Passages
• Test Question Web
• Venn Diagram
• Paired Reading Passages
• Multiple Choice Questions
• All Keys for student work and instruction
FYI: This unit is included in BUNDLES. You can check them out here:
--- Reading Comprehension Skills - 3 Mini-Units Bundle - Compare & Contrast, Summarizing, and Point of View
--- Reading Comprehension Skills - ULTIMATE BUNDLE - 12 Mini-Units!
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