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.
Set your classroom up for success with this daily sub plan featuring lessons, worksheets, and activities! This resource is a great way to prepare for a substitute in your classroom. Your substitute can keep your third graders learning in your absence by using this packet of material. This teaching resource highlights fiction comprehension, creative writing, social studies skills, and math challenges.
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.
Students will use their understanding of plot, theme, and comparing and contrasting in this lesson that teaches about an award-winning African American author, Jacqueline Woodson. Students will read some of her fiction books and compare and contrast the stories. They'll also discuss what they think makes Jacqueline Woodson an award-winning author.