Need a boost for your expository writing? This instructional pack on compare and contrast writing is for you! And, best of all, your students will LOVE this genre of writing.
This instructional pack contains: sample anchor chart of compare and contrast signal words, an exemplar text for a whole class lesson to identify the compare and contrast signal words, a student worksheet to practice using the signal words independently, with a partner, or in a small group, a Venn diagram graphic organizer to use as a planning tool when ready to write their own compare and contrast text, and a list of sample compare and contrast topics. In addition, detailed instructions for the progression of these lessons is also included.
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