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Venn Diagram

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Venn Diagram

Grades K – 12
Interactive Type Organizing & Summarizing
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This interactive tool allows students to create Venn diagrams that contain two or three overlapping circles. Students identify and record concepts that can be placed in one of the circles or in the overlapping areas, allowing them to organize their information logically. Students may view and edit their draft diagrams, then print the finished diagrams for reference. In some cases, the Venn diagram tool has been customized to complement a specific lesson or activity.

Are you using mobile devices in your classroom? If so, check out Venn Diagram for iPads and Android tablets!

Lessons That Use This Interactive

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Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan  |  Minilesson

It Doesn’t Have to End That Way: Using Prediction Strategies with Literature

After listening to the beginning of a story, students use details in the text, personal experience, and prior knowledge to predict the way the story will end.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan  |  Unit

From Fact to Fiction: Drawing and Writing Stories

Students gather factual information about frogs and toads to create nonfiction and fiction stories. Drawing is used for prewriting.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Book Sorting: Using Observation and Comprehension to Categorize Books

Students utilize their reading and writing skills as they think critically in order to sort books in multiple ways.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan  |  Unit

Investigating Animals: Using Nonfiction for Inquiry-based Research

Inspired by their curiosity about animals, students work together to research an animal of their choice and present the information they gather to an authentic audience.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Building a Matrix for Leo Lionni Books: An Author Study

In this author study, students listen to and discuss four books by Leo Lionni. They identify similarities and differences in the stories and then compare two stories of their choice.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

What’s the Difference? Beginning Writers Compare E-mail with Letter Writing

Students compare e-mails to traditional letters, identifying style and intended audience for each. They then write both an e-mail and a letter about the same topic.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Using Personal Connections to Build an Understanding of Emotions

What makes you happy? What makes you sad? Connecting words to feelings enriches vocabulary and helps with concept development.

 

Grade   K  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Introducing the Venn Diagram in the Kindergarten Classroom

In this lesson, kindergarten students manipulate hula hoops and real objects, as they use Venn diagrams to problem solve, explore, and record information to share with others.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan  |  Unit

Packing the Pilgrim’s Trunk: Personalizing History in the Elementary Classroom

Students make personal connections between their lives and those of Pilgrim children by following the Pilgrims' move to the New World, their daily lives and struggles and their first Thanksgiving.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan  |  Unit

Diagram It! Identifying, Comparing, and Writing About Nonfiction Texts

Students compare the traits fact and fiction by using a Venn diagram to compare fiction and nonfiction books about Native Americans.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Improving Fluency through Group Literary Performance

Students participate in shared reading, choral reading, and readers theater, using books by Bill Martin, Jr. Repeated readings and literary performances help students with their reading accuracy, expression, and rate.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

How Does My Garden Grow? Writing in Science Field Journals

Students plant a garden and study its growth using the inquiry process of questioning and exploring. As they research and study, students record their observations in a field journal.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Combining Read-Alouds With Economics in the Primary Grades

Students learn that what you read in books can really add up when they analyze literary texts for economic concepts.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan  |  Recurring Lesson

Literature Response in Primary Classrooms

This step-by-step literature response template for use with read-alouds asks students to use drawing and writing to respond to increasingly-complex prompts which address literary elements as well as personal connections.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan  |  Minilesson

Inspire Healthful Reading Using Unconventional Texts

This minilesson encourages children to seek out and appropriately react to nutrition labels and to make healthy food choices, integrating science, math, health, and literacy.

 

Related Classroom & Professional Development Resources

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Grades   2 – 5  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Name Tag Glyphs

In this lesson, students practice a way to communicate without words by using a glyph. They create a name card using information about themselves. Students also interpret glyphs made by others.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Dialect Detectives: Exploring Dialect in Great Expectations

Great Expectations is rich in dialogue and in the dialect of the working class and the poor of Victorian England. What does Dickens reveal about his characters using dialect?

 

Grades   3 – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Organizing & Summarizing

Comparison and Contrast Guide

The Comparison and Contrast Guide outlines the characteristics of the genre and provides direct instruction on the methods of organizing, gathering ideas, and writing comparison and contrast essays.

 

Grades   3 – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Organizing & Summarizing

Compare & Contrast Map

The Compare & Contrast Map is an interactive graphic organizer that enables students to organize and outline their ideas for different kinds of comparison essays.

 

Grades   K – 12  |  Mobile App  |  Organizing & Summarizing

Venn Diagram

The Venn Diagram app allows users to compare and contrast information in a visually appealing way.

 

Grades   7 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  June 10

The Crystal Palace hosted the first display of life-size dinosaur replicas in 1854.

After learning about Hawkins' dinosaur replicas, students work individually or in small groups to investigate a dinosaur of their choice, comparing their findings to Hawkins'.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  December 7

Pearl Harbor was attacked by the Japanese in 1941.

Students use the Interactive Venn Diagram to compare the bombing of Pearl Harbor to the attacks on America on September 11, 2001.

 

Grades   K – 6  |  Calendar Activity  |  December 21

It's Winter in the Northern Hemisphere!

Students brainstorm words or images that they associate with winter, select and read a picture book about winter, and compare the two using the interactive Venn Diagram.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  December 9

Author Joel Chandler Harris was born in 1848.

Students study how regional dialect is written phonetically by reading a segment of Harris' story, as well as two others, and compare them using the Interactive Venn Diagram.

 

Grades   3 – 8  |  Calendar Activity  |  October 4

Edward Stratemeyer, creator of book series such as Nancy Drew, was born on this day in 1862.

Students select several books from one of Stratemeyer's series to read, discuss shared elements in the books, and use the 3-Circle Venn Diagram to compare story elements.

 

Grades   K – 8  |  Strategy Guide

Introducing Ideas and Vocabulary with the Concept Sort

A Concept Sort is a vocabulary and comprehension strategy used with students to introduce new topics and/or familiarize students with new vocabulary.