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Comparing Texts on the Same Topic Task Cards

16 sets of paired passages (32 informational passages total) to help students compare texts on the same topic or event. Each card includes two passages with an overall main idea and also an individual focus to each passage.$

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Compare and Contrast Two Texts on the Same Topic: Practice and Assessment

Includes one test, one practice page, and 4 sets of reading passages that can be used to practice comparing and contrasting non-fiction texts (2 passages on Grizzly Bears, 2 passages on Polar Bears, 2 passages on Montana, and 2 passages on Cheetahs). Also, I've just uploaded anchor charts (vocab, key questions, how-to) to go with this standard at my store "jframe".

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Fun Lesson for Reading Standard 9 {freebie!!} and Workshop Wednesday Topic!

Freebie and Lesson Idea for comparing two texts (Vulture Verses and Animals Nobody Loves) and integrating information from both (Common Core Reading Standard 9)


This brief, fun animation helps explain how to Compare and Contrast two texts - a key learning objective of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English language arts.


These FREE paired texts allow your students to compare and contrast Cam Newton and Russell Wilson, two of the best young quarterbacks in the NFL. Your students will also learn the importance of hard work and overcoming adversity in these texts as well.


Freebie! This resource contains a lesson for both reading and writing workshops on comparing facts from two nonfiction texts. It also includes a printable graphic organizer and thinkmark for assessment.


Do your students need practice comparing two stories? Well this graphic organizer is an easy way to help them focus on comparing the characters, settings, plots, and themes of two stories. The graphic organizer aligns with Common Core Standard RL.3.9 but can easily be used with other grade levels and grade appropriate text. Thanks for downloading! Wendy


This worksheet can be used for students to compare and contrasts stories they read. 5th grade reading standard 5: 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.