Paired passages for comparing texts! In this file, you'll find resources to help students learn how to systematically compare and contrast texts. Great for CC Standard 5!
Comparing Poems: Two sets of related poems, charts, and a response rating activity will help students to analyze poetry for similarities and differences.
Comparing Expository Prose to Poetry: An expository article and a poem help students to see how texts with very different structures can be related. Multiple choice questions for each text are included.
Comparing Narratives to Expository Prose: Two sets of stories and related expository articles help students to see how these texts can be compared. Multiple choice questions and comparison charts are included.
Comparing Narrative Prose to Drama: A play and a story, both with the same characters and plot. But are they really the same? Students will learn the features of a drama and look at how dramas and narrative prose examine different aspects of an experience.
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