How to compare and contrast literature using story elements.
Anyone trying to teach how to compare & contrast between two different books, knows just how difficult a task that can be. These graphic organizer can really help students look closely at texts to find similarities and differences (between characters, settings, plots, themes and cultures). They also give your students a structure to work from when comparing texts. Let me know how it works for you.
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