RI.2.9

Compare and contrast the most important points presented by two texts on the same topic.

 
11 Lesson(s)
   

'Frame the Story' with Informational Text

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Summarizing: Use Main Idea and Supporting Details
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Summarizing: Use Main Idea and Supporting Details
Andrea Praught
Oswego, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

If we can put a frame around the key details, we'll have a strong summary!

 
Favorites (14)
 
Resources (32)
 
Reflections (1)
lesson image 1
   

A Feast of Summaries of Informational Text!

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Summarizing: Use Main Idea and Supporting Details
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Summarizing: Use Main Idea and Supporting Details
Andrea Praught
Oswego, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Put all the main ideas together for a ‘feast’ of a summary

 
Favorites (12)
 
Resources (33)
 
Reflections (1)
student putting together the feast
   

The 2 Faces of Pocahantos - Comparing Informational Text and Literature

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Summarizing: Use Main Idea and Supporting Details
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Summarizing: Use Main Idea and Supporting Details
Andrea Praught
Oswego, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Compare the real story of Pocahantos with a favorite Disney version!

 
Favorites (38)
 
Resources (44)
 
Reflections (1)
pocahantas pictures
   

Hydroponics Vs. Soil Planting

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Structures of Life: Seeds
3rd Grade Science » Unit: Structures of Life: Seeds
Michelle Marcus
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

In order to compare and contrast two growing methods, students must come to understand what each require to be successful. This lesson is the beginning of that data gathering.

 
Favorites (14)
 
Resources (14)
 
Reflections (1)
hydroponics vs soil
   

Make a Newspaper with Informational Text Summaries

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Summarizing: Use Main Idea and Supporting Details
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Summarizing: Use Main Idea and Supporting Details
Andrea Praught
Oswego, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Summarize the chapters and put it together to make in informational newspaper!

 
Favorites (9)
 
Resources (28)
 
Reflections (2)
lesson image
   
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Focus on Biography
Miki Frace
Ocean Park, WA
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

The story is the same; the presentation of facts varies.

 
Favorites (7)
 
Resources (18)
 
Reflections (1)
bio compare two books image
   

Comparing & Contrasting Inventors

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Inventors
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Inventors
Maricela Rodriguez
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

What do inventors have that are alike? How are they different? Why do they invent? Learning about them may inspire you to invent new technology!

 
Favorites (1)
 
Resources (25)
 
Reflections (1)
bb gwc
   

Explain The Author's Purpose To Me...Literature or Informational Text

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Informational Text - Use Story Elements To Help Us Comprehend
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Informational Text - Use Story Elements To Help Us Comprehend
Andrea Praught
Oswego, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Science vs Legend - What is the author trying to share?

Standards:
 
Favorites (4)
 
Resources (21)
 
Reflections (1)
explain it to me lesson image
   

Focus on Information Needed

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: FINDS Research
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: FINDS Research
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How can students focus on a topic with greater depth and understanding?

 
Resources (15)
 
Reflections (1)
screen shot 2014 01 01 at 5 22 56 pm
   

Harnessing The Wind Part 2

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Inventors
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Inventors
Maricela Rodriguez
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

We are never too young to change our world! Today students will learn all about William Kamkwamba, who changed his life and the lives of the people in his village.

 
Resources (33)
 
Reflections (1)
the boy who harnessed the wind
   

Dream Something Big--Building Background Knowledge

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Building Towers and the Engineering Design Process
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Building Towers and the Engineering Design Process
Jeri Faber
Ringwood, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

The children will be building background knowledge for building their own tower later in the unit by comparing and contrasting two versions of the same event. They will also learn that people build towers using design principles.

 
Favorites (4)
 
Resources (23)
 
Reflections (1)
dream something big
Common Core ELA
 
Something went wrong. See details for more info
Nothing to upload
details
close