Teaching Resource

Compare and Contrast Poster

PDF | 1 page|Grades: 3 - 6

A poster highlighting how to compare and contrast when reading a piece of text.

Display this poster when learning about the different comprehension strategies and how to compare and contrast.

Information on the poster includes:

Compare means to find how things are the same.
Contrast means to find how things are different.

Words that compare:
• like
• same
• both
• most important
• similarly
• in common
• the same as
• in the same way
• too
• as well as.

Words that contrast:
• although
• however
• differ
• even though
• yet
• unlike
• but
• instead
• whereas
• while.

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    Lara Altimira

    error on this poster. shouldn’t it say same not some

    Lara Altimira · Aug 16th, 2017

    Jill (Teach Starter)

    Hi Lara,

    Thank you for bringing that to our attention. We have updated the poster and it is available to download again now.

    Kind regards

    Jill (Teach Starter) · Aug 23rd, 2017

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