This resource bundles my nonfiction comparing and contrasting snowball fights with reading comprehension activities together to help students practice this skill in a fun and engaging way.
Each of the snowball fight activities includes:
-2 nonfiction reading comprehension articles with comprehension questions
-1 chart for students to fill in comparing and contrasting the topics discussed in the reading comprehension articles
-1 snowball fight activity that has students compare and contrast the two topics
-grading rubric and answer keys
The resources included are:
Comparing Polar Bears and Penguins Reading Comprehension and Snowball Fight
Students read a reading passage on polar bears and another one on penguins. They use the passages to answer questions, complete a chart, and have a snowball fight that requires students to compare and contrast the two animals.
Students read two nonfiction passages - one on bumblebee bats and one on vampire bats. The passages help students to answer comprehension questions, fill in a chart, and have a snowball fight that requires students to compare and contrast the two animals.
Have students read about the similarities and differences between these two holidays, answer questions, and have a snowball fight to assess their understanding.
Compare and contrast alligators and crocodiles and have a snowball fight that gets students up and moving to assess their understanding.
Students read two nonfiction articles - one on complete metamorphosis and one one on incomplete metamorphosis. Then, they complete activities that help them compare and contrast these two types of metamorphosis. The activities include reading comprehension questions, filling in a chart, and having a fun but educational snowball fight.
Snowball fights are a fun whole class compare and contrast activity for third grade, fourth grade, or fifth grade students (upper elementary students).
Eventually, this bundle will include 12 different snowball fights with reading comprehension activities covering a variety of nonfiction activities. The current price reflects the current resources included. As resources are added, the price will increase.
The preview shows an example of everything included in one of the activities.
Kalena Baker, Teaching Made Practical