Making Comparisons Project Making Comparisons Paper Bag Book Lessons

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This making comparisons project is a wonderful teaching tool for modeling, practicing and applying the skill of comparing and contrasting literary features. Making comparisons between what students know and what they are learning is a critical reading skill. Plus, kids have a cool paper bag book as a finished project.

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This making comparisons project is a wonderful teaching tool for modeling, practicing and applying the skill of comparing and contrasting literary features. Making comparisons between what students know and what they are learning is a critical reading skill. Plus, kids have a cool paper bag book as a finished project.

HOW TEACHERS CAN USE THIS MAKING COMPARISONS PROJECT:

This project includes instructional pages to share compare and contrast language and methods of recording contrasting information. Students then work with pictures, with nonfiction texts, fictional texts, texts by the same author, and fairy tale versions as they complete the final project. There is a grading rubric included with each of the components the students complete. It is organized with a gradual release in mind.

HOW IS THE MAKING COMPARISONS PROJECT ORGANIZED?

The book includes the following components:

  • Cover
  • Compare and Contrast explanation and language
  • Tools to Use for Comparing Texts
  • Making Comparisons with Photos (t-chart), 2 sets
  • Making Comparisons with Nonfiction (2 activities)
  • Making Comparisons between Fiction and Nonfiction
  • Making Comparisons between Fairy Tale Versions
    • Cinderella
    • Goldilocks and the Three Bears
    • The Three Little Pigs
    • Little Red Riding Hood
    • Teacher’s Choice
  • Summarizing My Learning

OTHER COMPREHENSION FOCUSED PAPER BAG BOOK PROJECTS:

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WHAT TEACHERS HAVE HAD TO SAY ABOUT MY MAKING COMPARISONS PROJECTS AS WELL AS OTHER COMPREHENSION PROJECTS:

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Holly H. says, Love the price for the amount of items I got about this. Great idea on using the bags!”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ DeeDee C. says, “This is such an original idea! My students enjoyed this and learned a lot at the same time!”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Ariane O. says, “Takes a little time to prep, but, wow, what a fun and functional resource! My students loved using the summarizing paper bag book. It really helped them solidify this concept in a neat, creative way. Thank you for all you do!”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Armando G. says “MY STUDENTS LOVE LEARNING WITH HANDS ON MATERIALS. THIS ALLOWS THEM TO BE CREATIVE AND LEARN AT THE SAME TIME. ”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Glenda J. says “Really easy to use. Love the novelty of the paper bag design.”

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Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters (e.g., in books from a series).
Compare and contrast the treatment of similar themes and topics (e.g., opposition of good and evil) and patterns of events (e.g., the quest) in stories, myths, and traditional literature from different cultures.
Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., how characters interact).
Compare and contrast stories in the same genre (e.g., mysteries and adventure stories) on their approaches to similar themes and topics.