Ch 4: Compare & Contrast Lesson Plans & Activities

About This Chapter

Make sure you're accurately teaching your students how to compare and contrast by checking out this teacher resource chapter of lesson plans and activities. These resources have been written by professional instructors to give you complete confidence in what you're teaching.

Compare & Contrast Lesson Plans & Activities - Chapter Summary

Here we've provided you with lesson plans and activities related to comparing and contrasting subjects that you can adjust and modify as needed to meet your curriculum goals. What comparing and contrasting accomplishes and how this technique can be applied to a reading selection are just a few of the subjects covered. If you have any questions about the lesson plans, feel free to reach out to one of our experts through the Dashboard. We've made sure these resources are accessible to you 24 hours a day on any mobile device or computer so you can meet your planning goals as needed to fit your own busy schedule.

How It Helps

  • Games and activities: Helps solidify these compare and contrast concepts in your students' minds by making them fun, interactive and hands-on
  • Group or individual project ideas: Enables you to quickly come up with engaging project ideas that let your students practice comparing and contrasting
  • Discussion questions: Gets your students thinking analytically by answering questions and having discussions in class about comparing and contrasting

How It Works

This helpful resource offers teachers lesson plan resources with relevant tools to make planning compare and contrast lessons easy.

  • Use lesson plan outlines for specific compare and contrast topics you want to cover in class.
  • Formulate your language arts class outline using the suggested classroom tools offered in the lesson plans.
  • Share the related compare and contrast lessons with students in class to make learning fun and engaging.
  • Use related lesson quizzes to ensure your students understand the most important compare and contrast concepts from the lessons.
  • Engage your students with relevant compare and contrast-related activities, discussion questions or other materials found in the lesson plan outline.

5 Lessons in Chapter 4: Compare & Contrast Lesson Plans & Activities
Compare and Contrast Lesson Plan

1. Compare and Contrast Lesson Plan

Use this Study.com lesson plan to guide your instruction on comparing and contrasting. In addition, find an activity to help them practice the skills comparing and contrasting with text, increasing understanding of the topic.

How to Compare & Contrast Ideas in a Reading Selection

2. How to Compare & Contrast Ideas in a Reading Selection

Explore how to compare and contrast ideas in a reading selection to understand similarities and differences. Review what compare and contrast mean, discover how to analyze a prompt, examine a method, see how to find details, and learn how to evaluate.

Compare & Contrast Lesson Plan for 3rd Grade

3. Compare & Contrast Lesson Plan for 3rd Grade

Teach your students how to compare and contrast with the help of this lesson plan. Students will read an anchor text lesson explaining how to compare and contrast using simple tools and method, then apply in an activity to put new skills to practice.

Compare & Contrast Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples

4. Compare & Contrast Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples

Would you pick pizza or mac and cheese for dinner? How would you choose which one to eat? I'll bet you'd use compare and contrast skills to help decide. In this lesson, you will examine how to compare and contrast and the tools available to help with this skill.

Compare and Contrast Activities for 3rd Grade

5. Compare and Contrast Activities for 3rd Grade

Comparing and contrasting is a fun and important skill. In this lesson, students will participate in a variety of different compare and contrast group activities designed to strengthen their understanding.

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