TEACHER ENRICHMENT INITIATIVES

Activity 5D: Compare/Contrast Elder Characters with Older Friend Extension: Compare/Contrast Composition

Objectives: 

Next, either read students another story, or assign individual children's literature books to students. Once students have a general understanding of the positive attributes of the older character in the new book, have them compare and contrast the older character as a whole in the book with their Older Friend as a whole (in a positive manner, if possible), using a Venn diagram using the Compare and Contrast 2 Student Worksheet. 

 

 
Extension Activity
 
Compare/Contrast Composition:
 
As a possible extension activity, students could translate their Venn diagram to a compare and contrast composition. 
 
Keywords: 

Older friend, compare, contrast, Venn diagram, juvenile literature, character analysis

 

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Activity Code: 
5D
Unit Reference: 
My Older Friend
Lesson Reference: 
Lesson 5: Sharing My Older Friend With Others