What additional information can we put into the middle part of our chart? Remember, this is where we are recording ways
they are alike. Give the student time to answer and record their responses on their chart. (Student Page 1)
Read through the end of the story. Fill in any additional character information for Milo and Mikayla. Be sure you are only
recording information about the characters and not about their actual recitals. Give the student enough time to complete this
task. Additional info can include: watched each other’s recitals, happy to do well in their recitals, took a bow (Milo), got flowers and
Look at your completed chart. This chart helped us record information from the story so we can quickly see ways Milo and
Mikayla are alike and different. Remember, this is comparing and contrasting, and it can be done between any two or more
things, characters, events, books, etc. The type of chart usually used for comparing and contrasting is a Venn diagram. The
H-chart we used today accomplishes the same thing, but instead of overlapping circles, we have the middle part of the H.
Have the student complete Student Page 2 for further comparisons.
Step 3: Complete the worksheet attached below.
Worksheets needed to complete the lesson
Worksheets for extra practice with answer key
Step 4: Review. Start the next lesson with the game or activity attached below for review so the student can demonstrate
understanding of this lesson before moving forward.
Art Compare and Contrast Essay ( online) activity
Students will select two ancient art pieces and will write an essay comparing and contrasting the pieces while learning a little art