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Llama Llama Help Us Learn
Llama Llama Help Us Learn
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Llama Llama Help Us Learn
Llama Llama's adventures are fun, interesting, and ready for your students' keen eyes. Explore the themes, setting, plots, and illustrations to discover hidden similarities and differences between these beloved picture books.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Compare and Contrast Nonfiction Stories: Extinct Birds
Compare and Contrast Nonfiction Stories: Extinct Birds
Worksheet
Compare and Contrast Nonfiction Stories: Extinct Birds
Comparing and contrasting nonfiction stories is an important skill for fourth graders. This worksheet gives kids plenty of chance to practice.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Character Comparisons
Character Comparisons
Lesson Plan
Character Comparisons
Use this lesson to help your ELs compare and contrast supporting characters from excerpted texts. It can be a stand-alone lesson or support the lesson Understanding Character Traits, Understanding Plot Lesson Part III.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Author Study: Jacqueline Woodson
Author Study: Jacqueline Woodson
Lesson Plan
Author Study: Jacqueline Woodson
Students will use their understanding of plot, theme, and comparing and contrasting in this lesson that teaches about an award-winning African American author, Jacqueline Woodson. Students will read some of her fiction books and compare and contrast the stories. They'll also discuss what they think makes Jacqueline Woodson an award-winning author.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Compare and Contrast: Awesome Athletes!
Compare and Contrast: Awesome Athletes!
Worksheet
Compare and Contrast: Awesome Athletes!
This informative and inspiring worksheet will have your students compare and contrast two athletes who have been instrumental in changing the world of women’s sports!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Compare Similar Stories
Compare Similar Stories
Worksheet
Compare Similar Stories
Use this resource for your students to read two fiction texts and compare and contrast the characters, setting, and plot.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Comparing Two Nonfiction Texts: The Influence of Water
Comparing Two Nonfiction Texts: The Influence of Water
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Comparing Two Nonfiction Texts: The Influence of Water
Third graders practice comparing two nonfiction texts in this reading comprehension worksheet.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Similarities in the Stories
The Similarities in the Stories
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The Similarities in the Stories
Use this exercise with your students as they focus on finding the similarities between two short fiction texts.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
A Tale of Two Texts
A Tale of Two Texts
Worksheet
A Tale of Two Texts
This compare and contrast exercise will give your students practice recording information about two similar fiction texts.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Hot or Cold? How Temperatures Affect Plants
Hot or Cold? How Temperatures Affect Plants
Worksheet
Hot or Cold? How Temperatures Affect Plants
How do different plants respond to hot or cold temperatures? In this hands-on worksheet, students will analyze two different texts, comparing and contrasting details in both texts.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Thinking About Themes: Reflection Cards
Thinking About Themes: Reflection Cards
Worksheet
Thinking About Themes: Reflection Cards
Use this resource to help your students familiarize themselves with the concept of literary themes.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Head to Head Fiction: Themes
Head to Head Fiction: Themes
Worksheet
Head to Head Fiction: Themes
Use this activity with your students to compare themes between fiction texts.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Compare & Contrast Nonfiction Texts: The Underground Railroad
Compare & Contrast Nonfiction Texts: The Underground Railroad
Worksheet
Compare & Contrast Nonfiction Texts: The Underground Railroad
Students will compare two informational texts on the same topic using a Venn diagram.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Comparing Story Elements in Two Fiction Texts
Comparing Story Elements in Two Fiction Texts
Worksheet
Comparing Story Elements in Two Fiction Texts
This helpful resource gives your students practice comparing story elements.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Glossary: Scary Story Elements
Glossary: Scary Story Elements
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Glossary: Scary Story Elements
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Scary Story Elements.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Nonfiction Text Features Checklist
Nonfiction Text Features Checklist
Worksheet
Nonfiction Text Features Checklist
Develop your students’ critical eye with this nonfiction text features checklist! This resource can be used with the Comparing Nonfiction Text Features lesson plan.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Compare Story Elements
Compare Story Elements
Worksheet
Compare Story Elements
Use this resource to help your students track information as they compare and contrast the story elements from two fiction texts
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Fantasy Genre Discussion Cards
Fantasy Genre Discussion Cards
Worksheet
Fantasy Genre Discussion Cards
Use these discussion cards to get your students talking about the elements that are unique to the fantasy genre.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Comparing with Transition Words
Comparing with Transition Words
Lesson Plan
Comparing with Transition Words
Help ELs learn how to compare and contrast multiple nonfiction resources, using transition words to support their understanding. It can be a stand-alone lesson or support for the lesson Compare and Contrast Information Across Sources.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
I Can Infer
I Can Infer
Worksheet
I Can Infer
Practice making inferences about stories with the help of this writing organizer.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Comparing My Character Traits
Comparing My Character Traits
Worksheet
Comparing My Character Traits
Compare and contrast your traits with the character traits of other people.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Focus on the Differences
Focus on the Differences
Lesson Plan
Focus on the Differences
Use this lesson with your students to teach them to describe the differences between stories with contrasting conjunctions. This lesson can stand-alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the *Finding Similarities and Differences* lesson.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Christmas in Mexico
Christmas in Mexico
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Christmas in Mexico
If you're good in Mexico, the Three Wise Men might come on Christmas Day and leave you candy and money!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Firsthand or Secondhand Account?
Firsthand or Secondhand Account?
Worksheet
Firsthand or Secondhand Account?
During this reading exercise, students will work in small groups to look at various sample passages and sort them based on firsthand or secondhand accounts.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Christmas in New Zealand
Christmas in New Zealand
Worksheet
Christmas in New Zealand
Can you imagine celebrating Christmas in the summer? That's what the people in New Zealand do!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet