How to Compare Information in a Text: Lesson for Kids


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What is the difference between comparing and contrasting?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a keyword usually used to compare?

2. Why would you want to compare information in a text?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Go through the quiz and worksheet to see what you know about comparing information in a text. Keywords that are often used in comparisons and comparing vs. contrasting are two of the topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be quizzed on:

  • What is and is not a strategy for comparing information in a text
  • Why you would want to compare information in a text
  • The difference between comparing and contrasting
  • Keywords used when comparing

Skills Practiced

  • Noticing key differences - see if you can notice the differences between comparing and contrasting
  • Remembering details - remember what you learned about nonfiction texts to remember what type might include a comparison of clouds
  • Reading awareness - make sure that you know the most important information from the lesson on comparing information in a text

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