Reflection: Intervention and Extension Cornerstone: Comparing Different Views on a Woman's Role in Society (Day 2 of 2) - Section 2: Building Knowledge

 

A Venn Alternative

After watching my students use the Venn diagram to compare and contrast their ideas,  I realized the diagram's limitations.  The most common comparison organizer, the Venn, just leaves too little space to write in the middle.  I also realized that the placement of the similarities in the middle stops students from lining up parallel differences.  I need an organizer which makes it easier for my students to organize and see their thoughts on paper. I will look for an alternative organizer for my future lessons that I think will be a more efficient use of space.  I'll keep you informed and if you have come across an organizer that you prefer to the Venn please let me know as well!

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Cornerstone: Comparing Different Views on a Woman's Role in Society (Day 2 of 2)

Unit 13: Expressive Writing
Lesson 2 of 15

Objective: SWBAT write an analysis of the language authors use to define woman's role in society by writing a comparison of two texts.

Big Idea: Finishing what they started: Students put their thoughts in writing..

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