This is wonderful visual activity for students to see the similarities and differences between types of communities. By incorporating pictures that relate to the different communities, visual learners will pick up on those picture cues as well.
This is an example of paragraph writing that is color coded to show comparing and contrasting characters.
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.