RL.5.3 Lesson Plans

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.3

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"Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., how characters interact)."

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

Lesson Plans

Searching for Ethics
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Searching for Ethics
Help students understand ethics and how it relates to life in the classroom with this lesson that has them use their own independent reading books to find relevant situations.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Comparing Two Characters
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Comparing Two Characters
Your students have probably heard of both Mickey Mouse and Ironman, but have they ever compared and contrasted them? This lesson engages students in a fun double bubble map activity while helping them learn about internal character traits.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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What's So Different? Comparing Characters
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What's So Different? Comparing Characters
Using your acting skills and a great book by Chris Van Allsburg, you will lead your students on an adventure to compare characters and events throughout a book.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Peter Pan and Neverland 4: The Flight Part 3
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Peter Pan and Neverland 4: The Flight Part 3
Up, up, and away! It's Peter Pan vs. Wendy vs. John in this reading comprehension lesson. Using the Peter Pan and Neverland workbook, students will use text excerpts and comprehension questions to write an essay comparing main characters.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Exploring the Features of a Book Series
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Exploring the Features of a Book Series
Students will engage their analytical skills and literacy skills as they compare books within a series. The central activity in this lesson will have students identifying, comparing, and contrasting the shared features of books in a series.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Perspective in Text: Whose Voice is Missing?
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Perspective in Text: Whose Voice is Missing?
Critical thinking demands making inferences and having proof. Use this lesson plan with your students to teach how to infer author’s perspective and cite supporting quotes from text.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Comparing Character Traits
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Comparing Character Traits
Use this lesson to help your ELs compare and contrast characters' thoughts and actions using a Venn Diagram. It can be a stand-alone lesson or a support lesson.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Comparing and Contrasting Two Characters Across Fiction Texts
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Comparing and Contrasting Two Characters Across Fiction Texts
In this lesson, you will share with your students two books that emphasize the beauty and power of music. They will also meet two unique characters that they will compare and contrast by referencing specific examples from the texts.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Internal & External Character Traits
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Internal & External Character Traits
In this support lesson, your students will compare and contrast character traits using a graphic organizer. It can be a stand-alone lesson or used as support for the lesson Comparing Two Characters.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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