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Looking for a fun and engaging way to teach the Compare and Contrast Nonfiction Text Structure? Well, then you AND your students are going to love this Doodle and Do resource. First students “DOODLE” as they complete sketch notes about the comparing and contrasting nonfiction text structure. Then, students “DO” six engaging to showcase their understanding of the nonfiction text structure.
Since the doodle notes encourage students to sketch, color, doodle, and/or embellish their notes as they learn, they are able to increase their retention of the material. Then, they can take their learning to a new level as they progress through engaging activities that help them develop, showcase, and master their understanding of the Compare and Contrast Nonfiction Text Structure. This resource will take at least 3 days to complete.
Great News! This resource is a part of the Nonfiction Text Structures Interactive Notebook Mini-Unit Bundle! The bundle includes Doodle and Do mini-units for each Nonfiction Text Structure: Problem and Solution,Compare and Contrast,Cause and Effect,Description, and Chronological Order.
About the “Doodle” Notes:
Students will develop an understanding of the Compare and Contrast Nonfiction Text Structure first by completing a set of doodle notes. Doodle notes are color-it-in, fill-it-in, and doodle-encouraging note sheets. They’re not only visually engaging, they’re also effective in helping students increase their focus and ability to recall information. Plus…they’re really fun! Students glue their doodle notes into their interactive notebooks. In this resource, there are 2 options of Doodle Notes:
About the “Do” Activities
After students complete their Doodle Notes it’s time for them to “Do” some fun interactive notebook activities. The activities are designed around lessons to help students deepen their understanding of the Compare and Contrast Nonfiction Text Structure. There are six activities in all:
Suggested Sequence & Planning:
• Doodle Notes on Compare and Contrast Text Structure
• Compare and Contrast Doodles
• Compare and Contrast Signal Words Sort
• Find the Clues Reading and Activity
• Reading Passage and Venn Diagram – “Olympic Games: Then and Now”
• Reading Passage and Comprehension Questions – “Celebrating the New Year”
• Compare and Contrast Text Structure Writing
This detailed “Doodle and Do” resource includes:
- An overview and set-up of the mini-unit
- Tips and tricks for implementing interactive notebooks
- Doodle Notes lesson plan
- Detailed Lesson Plans for each “Do” Activity
- Doodle Notes – 2 versions! 1 version has all the notes filled in. The other version is missing some information and students are required to fill it in while learning.
- 15 Interactive Shapes!
- Compare and Contrast Doodle Activity
- Signal Word Sort
- Reading Passage – “Sharks and Dolphins”
- Find the Clues – Text Analysis
- Reading Passage – “Olympic Games: Then and Now”
- Venn Diagram
- Reading Passage – “Celebrating a New Year”
- Reading Comprehension Questions
- Compare and Contrast Text Structure Writing Pre-Write
- Writing Paper for Compare and Contrast Writing
- All Answer Keys
FYI: This unit is also available in a traditional format where students work in student packets. You can check them out here: Compare and Contrast – Doodle Notes and Student Packet
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