This resource is a lesson plan for teaching compare and contrast comprehension stategy using two Cinderella fairy tale stories.
This is a complete lesson plan with passages and resources provided. This includes standards addressed as well as ideas for stuggling learner. The lesson focuses on comparing and contrasting two nonfiction texts.
This resource provides a 50 minute lesson plan for teaching the difference between explicit information and drawing conclusions. The lesson provides materials for guided and independent practice on the website as well as a leveled book list.
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This resource is set for a lesson on Civil Rights, connecting Jackie Robinson's letter about civil rights to MLK's letter from the Birmingham Jail. It includes the texts for each, text dependent comprehension questions, and higher level questioning comparing and contrasting the two texts, as well as vocabulary handouts and a student worksheet.
Non-fiction passage and paired question set that describes the life and contributions of the Marquis de Lafayette during the American Revolution. Question set assesses students' levels of reading comprehension and ability to use content specific vocabulary. Aligned to the Common Core Anchor Standards.