This PowerPoint presentation was created to guide your students through comparing the characters of Annemarie Johansen and Ellen Rosen from Lois Lowry’s Number the Stars.
Use the presentation as a review for using a Venn Diagram to write a Compare and Contrast Essay.
• PowerPoint Presentation (also provided in .pdf; see below)
o Provides visuals to organize your instruction.
o Includes steps for writing a Compare and Contrast Essay.
o Number the Stars themed Venn Diagram
o Completed Venn Diagram (Answer Key)
• Number the Stars themed Writing paper
We use the blank Venn Diagram included in PowerPoint as the student copy. Students complete the pre-writing activity of filling in the Venn Diagram as a whole class activity. Students then complete the rough draft of the essay independently. After conferencing with the teacher, students create their final copy on the Number the Stars themed writing paper, which is included.
NOTE: The fonts used in this PowerPoint presentation are from Hello Fonts, which can be found on TPT. Since the PowerPoint has transitions embedded in the presentation, it is provided as is. Therefore, if you do not have the fonts used in the original presentation, it will default to the font you do have. That may cause the justification and spacing to be "off." This can easily be fixed by editing the size and justification of the fonts in the presentation. If you'd like to use the PowerPoint with the original fonts, I've provided the presentation in .pdf format. If you use the .pdf format, the transitions will not work. Your choice!
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