April 07, 2014

Comparative Writing

Our focus this week is on how to do comparative writing. 

I've created a seven-step formula to help kids to be successful with this important form of non-fiction writing. 

I've taken my Powerpoint and made a video out of it. No doubt, when reviewing it with your child, you'll need to pause it and read each step, otherwise, it goes too fast.  

Here is a link to the Bert and Ernie video referenced in the powerpoint.  After watching it, children made a Venn diagram and worked with their elbow partners comparing Bert and Ernie and it was loads of fun! 

Here we are working away!  







 

Bert and Ernie


How to do Comparative Writing


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