4th Grade - Compare/Contrast
Compare and contrast different version/representations of the same stories/events that reflect different cultures. 0401.8.11
Links verified on 10/31/2011
- Aesop's Fables - Two versions of each story to compare and contrast.
- Alaska Native Stories: Using Narrative to Introduce Expository Text - Students compare and contrast the two types of text in terms of fiction and nonfiction. The narrative stories provide students with a context to begin studying a content area topic, and thus, this lesson emphasizes the integration of curriculum.
- Compare and Contrast WebQuest - Mother Goose has been told that all of her fairytales and rhymes are too old. She is looking for boys and girls to help her rewrite a few of her old stories into newer or modern ones.
- Comparing Two Stories - Use a Venn diagram to compare two stories -- the fairy tale Cinderella and the native American Cinderella story, The Rough-Face Girl.
- Comparing Two stories - template to use comparing The Three Snow Bears by Jan Brett and Goldilocks and the Three Bears.
- A Fishy Tale: Compare/Contrast - Read the story. Then use it to complete the next page.
- Practice with Comparison and Contrast - lab activity to find and organize similarities and differences
- Tell it to the Judge - Compare and contrast the classic fairy tale with the fractured one
- Gingerbread Baby vs. Gingerbread Man? - [designed for grade 1] a compare and contrast activity using both Jan Brett stories.
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