⭐These Digital Lessons in Google Slides contain five mini-lessons focused on 5th compare & contrast skills and cover an entire week of instruction and activities. Teachers can use this as a presentation for their mini lessons in school or virtually. This resource can also be used as self-guided lessons for virtual learning.
⭐In this interactive resource, students explore a variety of compare & contrast texts features through a combination of anchor charts, embedded instructional videos, skill focused activities & questions, and integrated mentor text read alouds. Students can use the included Recommended Book List to access additional read aloud stories to continue to practice these important skills.
⭐This resource is aligned with RL.5.9. If you do not use Common Core, this packet is still perfect for teaching about text features in nonfiction literature.
✏️Google Slides Format – Google Slides format makes this resource flexible for any classroom or distance learning need. Easily downloads to PowerPoint format.
✏️Integrated Mentor Texts – Contains YouTube links to popular mentor texts. This resource can be used alongside the featured mentor text, any of the texts in the Recommended Book List, or a book of the teacher’s choice.
✏️Embedded Video Lessons – Embedded skill focused video lessons engage students through audio-visual presentation and make learning fun.
✏️Skill Focused Activities – Questions and activities are skill focused to allow students to master each unique reading skill and strategy.
- How to Use This Resource Guide
- Daily Teacher Instructions
- Interactive Anchor Charts
- Interactive Activities
- Skill Focused Video Lesson
- Compare & Contrast Features Reading Exercises
- Compare & Contrast Review
- Recommended Book List
*Answer Key Included
Featured Mentor Texts:
“White Socks Only” by Evelyn Coleman
“As Fast As Words Could Fly” by Pamela M. Tuck
“Lotus & Feather” by Ji-lu Jiang
“Sulwe” by Lupita
“Trombone Shorty” by Troy Andrews
“Catching the Moon” by Crystal Hubbard