Are you using the Treasures Reading Program? Hoping to increase student achievement while at the same time lessening the amount of work you have to do outside of the classroom? Then this is the lesson for you! With directed instruction into the reading skill of Compare and Contrast at the beginning, followed up by guided instruction with scaffolding throughout, and numerous opportunities for student accountable talk this lesson is sure to be a winner. Strong visuals to bring the reading to life will also engage your students and help to build background knowledge. Download the preview, see what you think!