Compare and Contrast Unit Lesson 1: Identifying What is the Same

A complete lesson plan is provided with links to printable documents of all teacher and student materials needed. Students identify the similarities between two pictures when comparing them. You may need to register to use this site, however, it is completely free.

 

Standards & Objectives

Academic standards
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.K.1
With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.K.2
With prompting and support, identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.K.3
With prompting and support, describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.K.7
With prompting and support, describe the relationship between illustrations and the text in which they appear (e.g., what person, place, thing, or...
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.K.8
With prompting and support, identify the reasons an author gives to support points in a text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.K.9
With prompting and support, identify basic similarities in and differences between two texts on the same topic (e.g., in illustrations, descriptions,...
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.1
With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.9
With prompting and support, compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in familiar stories.
GLE 0001.6.2
Recognize that illustrations support information in the texts.
GLE 0501.5.2
Use logic to make inferences and to draw conclusions in a variety of oral and written contexts.
TSS.ELA.K.RI.IKI.7
With prompting and support, orally describe the relationship between illustrations and the text in which they appear.
TSS.ELA.K.RI.IKI.9
With prompting and support, orally identify basic similarities and differences between two texts on the same topic.
TSS.ELA.K.RL.IKI.7
With prompting and support, orally describe the relationship between illustrations and the story in which they appear.
TSS.ELA.K.RL.IKI.9
With prompting and support, orally compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in familiar stories.
 
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Lesson Variations

Blooms taxonomy level: 
Understanding

Helpful Hints

Necessary Materials:

  • Provided: Direct Teaching Pictures, Guided Practice Pictures, Independent Practice Worksheet
  • Not Provided: markers

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