Compare & Contrast Nonfiction Task Cards
⭐️ These task cards are perfect for comparing and contrasting the most important points in two texts on the same topic. Aligned to RI2.9 and RI3.9, each of these 30 paired nonfiction passages is followed by one standard focused multiple choice question.
⭐️ If you do not use Common Core, this packet is still perfect for practicing and reinforcing asking and answering questions skills. Aligns with many state-specific standards, including TEKS and VA SOL.
⭐️ Available in color and blackline.
✏️ Centers – These are perfect to use in centers and independent/partner work.
✏️ Scoot – Pass out one card for each student. Set a timer and say, “scoot!” when the timer goes off. Students move seats to the next card. They continue to rotate until they are back at their original seat.
✏️ Scavenger Hunt – Hide cards around the room. Students search for cards and answer them.
✏️ Games – Number block tower blocks. Students stack the blocks, then take turns pulling blocks. Students answer the corresponding number card.
✏️ Whole-Class Practice – Teacher displays card on the projector. Students answer on mini-whiteboards.
✏️ Exit Tickets – Give each student a task card at the end of the lesson. Have them answer on a sticky note.
- 30 short, paired nonfiction passages
- 1 Multiple Choice Question for Each Passage
- Challenge card
- Recording Template
- Answer Key
- Available in Color or Black-Line