RL.3.9 Lesson Plans

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.3.9

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"Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters (e.g., in books from a series)."

These lesson plans can help students practise this Common Core State Standards skill.

Lesson Plans

Llama Llama Help Us Learn
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Llama Llama Help Us Learn
Llama Llama's adventures are fun, interesting, and ready for your students' keen eyes. Explore the themes, setting, plots, and illustrations to discover hidden similarities and differences between these beloved picture books.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
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Finding Similarities and Differences
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Finding Similarities and Differences
Good readers analyze texts by looking at similarities and differences. Use this lesson to teach your students to compare and contrast the story elements of two fiction texts.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
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Comparing Texts by the Same Author
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Comparing Texts by the Same Author
Getting hooked on a series or type of character creates reader engagement! Use this lesson to challenge your students to compare and contrast fictional texts as they find the joy in reading books by the same author.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
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The Same or Different? You Decide!
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The Same or Different? You Decide!
Are the stories the same or different? You decide! Use this lesson with your students to practise comparing the story elements in two fictional stories written by the same author.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
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Focus on the Differences
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Focus on the Differences
Use this lesson with your students to teach them to describe the differences between stories with contrasting conjunctions. This lesson can stand-alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the *Finding Similarities and Differences* lesson.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
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Pick Out the Parts of a Story
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Pick Out the Parts of a Story
Use this lesson to teach your students to identify story elements and compare them to another text's story elements. This lesson can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the *Comparing Texts by the Same Author* lesson.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
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Focus on the Similarities
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Focus on the Similarities
Use this lesson to teach your students to describe the similarities between stories with words that signal comparison. This lesson can stand-alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the *The Same or Different? You Decide!* lesson.
Year 4
Reading & Writing
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