Comparing contrasting two characters

Tell students to read their sticky notes aloud before placing them on the Venn diagram. This resource is now bundled. Discuss some of the similarities and differences between these two characters.

compare and contrast characters 3rd grade

Even though the standard calls for students to also compare and contrast settings and events in a text, for this lesson we only focused on characters. Ask students to think about some of the ways in which we can compare and contrast these two characters e. Ask students to write one paragraph describing the similarities between Andro and Mr.

You can grab this free formative assessment and a free double bubble thinking map at the end of this post! Some guiding questions that students need to keep in mind in order to compare and contrast and to help them construct their double bubble maps include: What are the similarities and differences between these two things?

Assessment Draw a large Venn diagram on the board.

compare and contrast characters lesson plan

Tip: select characters that all students are familiar with such as characters from recent read-alouds, literature circles, etc. Click HERE or the button below to check them out.

For this lesson, I will be sharing how we used the book to compare and contrast two or more characters in a story, drawing on specific details from the text.

Even though we worked together as a class to fill out this double bubble, students also filled out their own. Washington over the second circle. He was annotating the text without any prompting from me!

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Compare and Contrast Two or More Characters in a Story {Freebies Included}