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Teaching the Compare and Contrast Essay through Modeling

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Teaching the Compare and Contrast Essay through Modeling

Grades 3 – 5
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Three 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Amy Mozombite

Largo, Florida


National Council of Teachers of English


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April 13, 2016

This lesson was just fantastic especially the visual aids which really got the students into thinking. Thank you for this great lesson


Zoraida Rivera

January 31, 2016

Excellent lesson plan, they are teacher/student friendly. In addition, the resources were phenomenal.



Dorit Sasson

July 24, 2012

Great ideas for for organizing the ideas of a comparison/contrast essay - something that students seem to think it easy but need pre ideas/work to help get students started.
Thank you,
Dorit Sasson
The Teacher's Diversity Coach


Tammy Wood

February 14, 2012

I just loved the interactive charts and etc that you have made. It will really be useful when teacher my 2-3 special ed students. Thank you!!!



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