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Compare and Contrast with Stories, Myths and Traditional Literature is a 52 page set that is a fun and effective way to teach a variety of reading strategies including compare and contrast (stories, characters, and story elements), author’s purpose, finding evidence from the text, and making Text to Self, Text to Text, and Text to World Connections. These are short paired text passages using traditional literature (Aesop's Fables, myths, and folktales from around the world) your students will love!
This unit includes:
10 pages of front and back worksheets with two stories to compare and contrast (paired passages) on each page (total of 20 pages)
Venn Diagram (an editable blank template that can be used to compare and contrast any story/characters)
A Compare and Contrast List of Words Handout
Compare and Contrast the Story (Blank template that can be used with any story)
Compare and Contrast the Characters (Blank template that can be used with any characters)
Compare and Contrast the Story Elements (Blank template that can be used with any story)
2 Theme Handouts
Detailed Teacher Notes
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