RL.1.9

Compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in stories.

 
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But ... are they really that different?

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Key Ideas and Details in Literature
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Key Ideas and Details in Literature
Mariana Robles
Riverside, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students cannot compare and contrast adventures and experiences in stories or explain differences between books without first understanding how to compare.

 
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Introduction to the Double Bubble Map

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Introducing Thinking Maps
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Introducing Thinking Maps
Valerie Gresser
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

In this lesson, students will be introduced to the double bubble map. They will use the double bubble map to compare and contrast a golf ball and a tennis ball.

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Comparing Two Cinderella Stories

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Similarities and Differences in Stories
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Similarities and Differences in Stories
Regan Aymett
Shelbyville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

This is a great lesson to compare two characters. It is fun and has modernized Cinderella which is exciting. When they make the connections between the stories they get very excited.

 
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Little Red Riding Hood

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Similarities and Differences in Stories
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Similarities and Differences in Stories
Regan Aymett
Shelbyville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Surprise students with another version of Little Red Ridinghood. This lesson is sure to engage the entire class.

 
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Comparing and Contrasting the Two Stories using a Double Bubble Map

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Comparing and Contrasting with the Three Little Pigs
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Comparing and Contrasting with the Three Little Pigs
Valerie Gresser
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students look at each text to compare the approach that each of the authors take.

 
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They are the same?!

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Key Ideas and Details in Literature
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Key Ideas and Details in Literature
Mariana Robles
Riverside, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will be surprised at how two books that seem completely different can have the same central idea. You'll be surprised at the depth of their analysis.

 
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Comparing and Contrasting the Two Stories using a Double Bubble Map

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Comparing and Contrasting Two Different Goldilocks Stories
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Comparing and Contrasting Two Different Goldilocks Stories
Valerie Gresser
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Today we are working on analyzing two versions of the same story by comparing and contrasting our two Goldilocks stories.

 
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Comparing and Contrasting Our Stories With a Double Bubble Map

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Comparing, Contrasting, and Determining Theme in Multicultural Cinderella Stories
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Comparing, Contrasting, and Determining Theme in Multicultural Cinderella Stories
Valerie Gresser
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Today we are working on an important reading comprehension skill - comparing and contrasting!

 
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Cinderella Skeleton

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Similarities and Differences in Stories
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Similarities and Differences in Stories
Regan Aymett
Shelbyville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Comparing stories is very entertaining to the students because they find so many differences in the texts. We pretend to be little detectives looking for new clues.

 
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Let's Observe the Moon! - Day 2

1st Grade Science » Unit: Unit 3: Celetial Patterns: The Sun, The Moon and Stars
1st Grade Science » Unit: Unit 3: Celetial Patterns: The Sun, The Moon and Stars
Michele Beitel
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Let's investigate!! Does the moon have a predictable pattern like the sun? Students get to investigate predictable patterns by studying moon calendars.

 
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Speaking, Listening and Writing Compound Contrasting Sentences

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Comparing, Contrasting, and Determining Theme in Multicultural Cinderella Stories
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Comparing, Contrasting, and Determining Theme in Multicultural Cinderella Stories
Valerie Gresser
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Today we are using text evidence and writing answers with complex sentence structure.

 
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The Little Red Hen Poem vs. Book

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Similarities and Differences in Stories
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Similarities and Differences in Stories
Regan Aymett
Shelbyville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

This comparison deals with comparing a poem to a book with a similar central message.

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Events that Change Characters

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Events and Characters
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Events and Characters
Sarah Collins
National City, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Inventions like the printing press changed everything! Similarly, there are events in stories that changed the characters forever. In today's lesson, your students will learn to identify these events and their impact.

 
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Connections

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Key Ideas and Details in Literature
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Key Ideas and Details in Literature
Mariana Robles
Riverside, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Bridges between books will let their minds make important connections.

 
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connections
   

Speaking, Listening and Writing Compound Contrasting Sentences

1st Grade ELA » Unit: Comparing and Contrasting with the Three Little Pigs
1st Grade ELA » Unit: Comparing and Contrasting with the Three Little Pigs
Valerie Gresser
Knoxville, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Today we are contrasting our two stories and writing a compound sentence using a connecting word. We are analyzing how the author structured their stories while we contrast

 
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