16 sets of paired passages (32 informational passages total) to help students compare texts on the same topic or event. Each card includes two passages with an overall main idea and also an individual focus to each passage.$
Primary mentor text suggested book list for comparing two texts on the same character or event by a different author- fractured fairy tales and different cultural fairy and folk tales are told- RL1.9, RL2.9
This FREEBIE includes TWO original 4th/5th grade leveled reading passages and close reading activities perfectly aligned to Common Core Standards RI.4.6 and RI.5.6 (Compare and contrast the point of view from which different stories are narrated).This is a sample from my much larger and comprehensive products with FIFTY original passages and close reading activities perfectly aligned to the Common Core Standards.
Do your students need practice comparing two stories? Well this graphic organizer is an easy way to help them focus on comparing the characters, settings, plots, and themes of two stories. The graphic organizer aligns with Common Core Standard RL.3.9 but can easily be used with other grade levels and grade appropriate text. Thanks for downloading! Wendy
This blog post contains a FREE compare and contrast reading activity! Materials are included so you can replicate the compare and contrast anchor chart and lesson for your own upper elementary and middle school students.