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Activity Overview


In this activity students will compare and contrast three possible pets and identify the pros and cons of each one. This example compares: dogs, small birds, and monkeys.


DogsDogs require great effort, time, and money; there are many rewards to having a dog, but owner must be responsible and serious about owning one.
BirdsBirds are a good first pet; they are small, like to cuddle, and are cheaper than dogs, but they do require time for play and cleaning.
MonkeysBirds are dangerous and very expensive; they may carry diseases and are often taken illegally from the wild.


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Lesson Plan Reference

Grade Level 4-5

Difficulty Level 3 (Developing to Mastery)

Type of Assignment Individual

Type of Activity: Compare and Contrast with T-Charts

Common Core Standards
  • [ELA-Literacy/RI/4/6] Compare and contrast a firsthand and secondhand account of the same event or topic; describe the differences in focus and the information provided.

Rubric

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Compare and Contrast
Create a storyboard that finds the similarities and differences between two things.
Proficient Emerging Beginning
Similarities
Student identifies and explains many of the similarities between the two.
Student identifies and explains some of the similarities between the two.
Student identifies and explains few of the similarities between the two.
Differences
Student identifies and explains many of the differences between the two.
Student identifies and explains some of the differences between the two.
Student identifies and explains few of the differences between the two.
Images
Images are clear and creative.
Most images are easy to understand, but at least two images do not fit.
Images are not easy to understand.
Spelling and Grammar
Student makes few errors.
Student makes two or three errors in spelling and grammar.
Student makes multiple errors in spelling and grammar.


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