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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 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.