Reflection: Developing a Conceptual Understanding Text Structures: Compare and Contrast - Section 2: Mini-Lesson

 

Graphic organizers are a great way to organize and represent information for Text Structures. With Compare and Contrast, a Venn Diagram works best because students can distinguish between differences and similarities in a clear way. When we’ve used Compare and Contrast during science and social studies earlier in the year, we also used a Venn Diagram so this activity should feel familiar and comfortable for the students. Throughout this unit, I will draw on their background knowledge and schema to help deepen their understanding of each Text Structure.

 

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Text Structures: Compare and Contrast

Unit 21: Text Structures Unit
Lesson 3 of 21

Objective: SWBAT define the Compare and Contrast Text Structure.

Big Idea: Continuing the study of Text Structures with a focus on Compare and Contrast

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