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Now that you have conquered Cause and Effect so BRILLIANTLY, we are going to spend some time looking at how things and ideas are different and how they are the same.

This benchmark is called COMPARING AND CONTRASTING...

Comparing-- How things are ALIKE or SIMILAR

Contrasting-- How things are DIFFERENT or DISSIMILAR

Go to this website (Click right here!) to explore a little more about Comparing and Contrasting on your own. 

Be sure to click on each tab and read each piece of information carefully.  There is a lot to absorb...
Also on each tab there are arrows <--- and ---->.  Be sure to navigate each tab and then click the ----> until you have read each section/tab completely.

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Related Links
    Venn Diagram Link
    Use this as an option for creating a Venn Diagram. You plug in the info you want and print it out!
    KidsLab Compare and Contrast
    If you are "rusty" on Comparing and Contrasting, here's a great opportunity to practice.
    Soccer v Basketball
    Princess Diana Spencer
    Read about Princess Diana--her life, death, public role, etc. You will compare her to Princess Grace Kelly in the next link down.
    Grace Kelly Biography
    You will read this biography of Princess Grace Kelly. Then you will create a Venn Diagram comparing and contrasting the 2 famous princesses and write a paragraph using compare and contrast words about them and their similarities and differences.
    Create a Venn Diagram using the HRW Interactive Graphic Organizer website. Use this to compare the animal pairs above (frog/toad; gator/croc; turtle/tortoise; etc.) Later, you will use this link to compare the Princesses Diana Spencer and Grace Kelly.

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Mrs. Stephanie G. Lavarias, M.Ed, NBCT
Bair Middle School, Broward County, FL
Bair Middle School
9100 NW 21 Manor
Sunrise, Florida 33322