Students can compare and contrast fiction and non-fiction characters by reading short 10-20 sentences. These short stories describe the fictional characters; Superman, Santa Claus and Peter Pan, The non-fictional characters who are described include; President Obama, Martin Luther King and Ghandi. They are given four short quotes from each paragraph to either write into or cut and paste into a venn diagram.These lessons can be used as either worksheets or worksamples depending on the student level.
This resource pack includes:
• A reader called “Compare and Contrast Characters from Fiction and Non-Fiction Stories”
•Fill-in-the-blanks tests with an answer recording
•Common Core: CCSS –ELA-Literacy. RI. (3-5)
•Clip art for” Compare and Contrast Characters from Fiction and Non-Fiction Stories”
•Sentence guided writing practice- “Compare and Contrast Characters from Fiction and Non-Fiction Stories”
•Common Core Informational Text Worksheets, Grades 3 - 5 regarding support, central ideas, procedure, meanings, structure, purpose, visuals, facts vs. speculation; compare-contrast, and comprehension.
Gifted students require increased creativity and depth of learning.