A task to use when teaching your students reading comprehension strategies.
Use this comprehension task when teaching students how to compare and contrast when reading. The task includes:
- a comprehension passage about cats and dogs
- questions and activities
- an answer sheet for teachers.
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Common Core Curriculum alignment
Compare and contrast the most important points and key details presented in two texts on the same topic.
Compare and contrast a firsthand and secondhand account of the same event or topic; describe the differences in focus and the information provided.
Compare and contrast the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in two or more texts.
Compare and contrast one author's presentation of events with that of another (e.g., a memoir written by and a biography on the same person).
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