This lesson supports students in their process of learning how to compare and
contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in familiar stories and texts. In this lesson you will learn how to compare and contrast characters using specific details that are learned about each character. We will discuss the terms compare and contrast. and guide students with the idea that authors create relationships between characters, settings, and events in a text by developing the interactions among story elements. Good readers can identify the relationships between story elements by comparing and contrasting them.