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Comparing Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Edison - Reading Passages, Snowball Fight

Comparing Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Edison - Reading Passages, Snowball Fight
Comparing Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Edison - Reading Passages, Snowball Fight
Comparing Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Edison - Reading Passages, Snowball Fight
Comparing Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Edison - Reading Passages, Snowball Fight
Comparing Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Edison - Reading Passages, Snowball Fight
Comparing Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Edison - Reading Passages, Snowball Fight
Comparing Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Edison - Reading Passages, Snowball Fight
Comparing Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Edison - Reading Passages, Snowball Fight
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This resource is a sample of my Nonfiction Compare and Contrast Snowball Fights Bundle, which includes 18 reading comprehension passages with questions and 9 snowball fights to help your students practice comparing and contrasting in a fun way. Save over 30% when you buy the bundle!

This is an incredibly low prep free resource that helps students practice comparing and contrasting within informational text in a fun way. Students will read two comprehension passages about famous inventors - one on Benjamin Franklin, and another on Thomas Edison. After answering reading comprehension comprehension questions on the two informational texts and filling in a chart using information from the passages, students will have a snowball fight. The snowball fight is a fun way for This is a fun way for students to practicing comparing and contrasting, an easy way for you to assess their learning, and a great way to integrate social studies and reading within your ELA class.

Included in this resource:

-1 page reading passage about the Founding Father and inventor Benjamin Franklin with comprehension questions

-1 page reading passage about the inventor and scientist Thomas Edison with comprehension questions

-1 chart for students to fill in comparing and contrasting Benjamin Franklin vs Thomas Edison

-1 snowball fight activity that has students compare and contrast the two men

-grading rubric and answer keys

This is a fun whole class compare and contrast activity for third grade, fourth grade, or fifth grade students. The reading passages and chart can be used in small groups, for homework, for additional practice, or with partners.

The preview shows everything included in this upper elementary resource (3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade).

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32 pages
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