Compare and Contrast

Learning Intention:
We are learning to utilize the text structures to assist us in
reading and creating (interdisciplinary) science and
social studies texts.We are learning to develop ideas
with our fifth of the six traits of writing.
Success Criteria:
I know I am successful when I can synthesize my knowledge of
adding more complex sentence structure to text and utilizing the text structure of compare and contrast by creating an original writing
that uses signal words and answers the key questions of this category
of writing.
I Can:

reflect
(transfer, extended, abstract)

upon organized writing that is done in a compare and contrast manor
by creating an original work including a comparison and contrast with two or more components of a book.
I Can:

evaluate

signal words and

analyze
(deep, rational)

works of literature for their value of sentence structure.
I Can:

apply
(deep, rational)

the text structure, compare and contrast, to both science and social studies texts.
I Can:

identify
(surface,
uni-structural)


specific words that are included in a compare and contrasts piece of writing.
I Can:

describe
(surface,
multi-structural)


a compare and contrast piece of text, using signal words and signal questions.