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Friendship: Exploring Similarities and Differences
|Grades||K – 2|
|Activity Time||One Hour|
Plato said "Friends have all things in common." After reading a book about friendship, children will reflect on one of their own friendships and look at how they are like their friends and maybe how they are different. They will complete a graphic organizer called a Venn Diagram, to compare themselves to that friend.
A Venn Diagram is a graphic organizer that is made up of two, or sometimes three, overlapping circles. Venn diagrams can also be used to compare and contrast characteristics. Introducing graphic organizers, such as a Venn diagram, can help children see a picture of the ideas and their relationships, which helps them remember the information being presented. Use the diagram to help children find patterns and connections.