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Compare and Contrast

Compare and Contrast

Author: Melinda Gonzalez

Standard: RL.5.3 Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., how characters interact).

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What is compare and contrast?

Compare means to find the similarities

Contrast means to find the differences

Character Comparison Example

Start video at 1:57

Practice What You Know!

With your AB partner click on the link and read the short stories about myths. Once completed fill out the compare and contrast handout

Practice #1 Myths

More Practice

Compare and contrast two characters from this episode of Tom and Jerry

Big Question

Create a Google Docs form and answer this Big Question individually!

Why do you think Compare and Contrast is important? Why do we learn how to compare and contrast?