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    Compare and Contrast Shark or Dolphin?: How Do You Know? (Which Animal Is Which?) Melissa Stewart: Books

    Informational text structure resources from Scholastic and Beth Newingham

    Read the book "There" to help students create their overall goals for the school year.

    This is a great way for students to compare and contrast on something other than a piece of paper.

    Great story to teach about character, setting, plot, descriptive writing, narrative writing, imagination, dialogue, transitions.

    The Survival of the Sea Turtle - Use to show Text Structure Sequence/Process (or even cause/effect)

    Informational Text Structures: compare and contrast

    Our Walk in the Woods- compare/ contrast the two characters in the story Abby and Kirby

    Teaching Expectations--noise level

    Informational Text Structure-Cause and Effect

    Anchor lesson for teaching what structure means before introducing non-fiction text structure.

    Text Structure Anchor Chart: Chronological Order, Cause & Effect, Problem & Solution, Compare & Contrast *****

    Wemberly worried - good video to compare and contrast with the book...great reader

    Very good book to read along with the original Three Little Pigs and do a compare/contrast.

    "Now Ben" to teach compare and contrast!

    Compare and Contrast Butterfly or Moth?: How Do You Know? (Which Animal Is Which?): Melissa Stewart

    Just the Facts: Writing Your Own Research Report AWESOME book for teaching research writing. It is certainly more appropriate for upper elementary and middle school - but all together a wonderful resource with great pictures to use when first teaching research writing!

    The Energy Bus for Kids: A Story about Staying Positive and Overcoming Challenges

    Informational Text Structure problem and solution

    Informational Text Structures: Cause and Effect

    Mr. Wolf's Pancakes ~ Excellent to compare to The Little Red Hen comp and contrast