A compare and contrast example for the the book Ruthie and the (Not So) Teeny Tiny Lie by Laura Rankin. Just a small example of what is in the skil...
Compare and Contrast Structures - Playlist and Teaching Notes
In this playlist, students explore standard RI.5.5. They learn how to identify the structure of an informational text and how to compare and contrast the overall structures of two texts. Students are guided through three examples, two of identifying the structure of a singular paragraph and one of comparing and contrasting the structure of those paragraphs. Students apply what they learned by reading two excerpts and writing a paragraph comparing the structures. @WisewireEd
Compare and Contrast PDF Lesson/Activities Gr. 3 - 4
This worksheet packet starts with clear examples of the differences between comparing and contrasting. The "signal words" or words to keep an eye out for are highlighted for the students. -Students are started off with guided practice and examples to follow. -Next they are tasked with recognizing comparing and contrasting in the wild. - Finally students are given the opportunity to implement comparing and contrasting in their own writing. Also included is a paired test to assess mastery.
Frankenchicken SC.5.L.14.2 :Compare and contrast the function of organs and other physical structures of plants and animals, including humans, for example: some animals have skeletons for support -- some with internal skeletons others with exoskeletons -- while some plants have stems for support.