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    32 Compare and Contrast Task Cards. The Cards are tiered to help you differentiated. The first 12 cards use pictures to generate relationships. The next 4 cards require students to identify whether a statement is comparing or contrasting. The next 4 cards have students generate a compare and contrast statement or paragraph when given two topics or ideas. The last 12 cards have students read short paragraphs and compare and contrast elements present in the paragraph. $

    Cats vs. Dogs -- Freebie....ok, this is just too cute! Kids compare and contrast cats and dogs, then also have task cards for activities to do with the project. Love this!

    Compare/Contrast

    compare and contrast the city and country

    Author's Purpose Task Cards

    Compare and Contrast Anchor Chart

    Check out this blog post and freebie to help you teach deeper thinking using poetry--everything you need for a great lesson that can be used over and over with different texts!

    Compare and Contrast - Task Cards, Scoot, Assessment from HelloMrsSykes on TeachersNotebook.com (19 pages) - Compare and Contrast Task Cards, Fiction and Non-Fiction

    Compare and contrast several texts (same author or same theme)? This can be used with any books!

    Main Idea Task Cards Activity { 52 Picture & Text Cards } *New Product!* A set of 52 Main Idea Task Cards with activity sheets and main idea statements for easy differentiation. $

    Words used to Compare and Contrast

    Comparing Fractions Task Cards. 48 Comparing Fractions Task Cards aligned to Common Core Standards (4.NF.2) and highly engaging for your students. Cards use several different methods to help students see relationships between fractions. Answer Key included. $

    Use these 24 task cards to help your students practice comparing and contrasting. Each card has a short story, along with two compare and contrast ques. ($- 4 cards on the preview)

    Teaching Informational Text with Magazines - Tips and strategies from Laura Candler for using magazines in the classroom

    An annotations handout found in two of The Teacher Next Door's resources: Close Reading Using Informational Text and Task Cards: Close Reading Questions for Teachers.

    For those of you wondering how to use task cards...here is your answer! Lots of great ideas!

    poetry centers...GREAT IDEA!

    This Common Core aligned activity pack goes with the book, The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Dewalt. You will find activities and/or task cards for the following topics: compare and contrast, character traits, main idea/comprehension, adjectives, writing a friendly letter, writing and opinion piece, types of sentences, verb tenses, and editing.

    An anchor chart of comparing/contrasting terms to help students explain the differences and similarities of a topic

    Using task cards in small groups (or whole class) to review answering fiction comprehension questions. Provide evidence within the text, and who doesn't love color coding!?$

    DIfferentiated Dry Erase Close Reading Task Cards for Informational Text~ Students practice close reading on the task cards. Highlight supporting details, wipe off the task card, and then reuse. The blank lines on each card enable students to write their complete answer on the card. This is a great way for students to practice close reading skills in a literacy center.