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Finding the Meaning from Comparisons,Categories & Analogies

English Language Arts, Grade 8

 
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6 6 COMMON CORE: COMMON CORE: STRATEGIES STRATEGIES Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 91-4457 K K 3 3 2 2 4 4 2 2 2 2 4 4 How can comparisons, categories and analogies deepen the meaning of the text for readers? Compare & Contrast ~ Identify important characteristics considering their similarities and differences by focusing on specific attributes “While frogs and toads are amphibians, frogs prefer a moist environment, while toads have adapted to both dry and moist environments.” Classify ~ Define rules for group membership in a category based on description an aspect of classifying. “The water sports of the Caribbean include sailing, snorkeling and scuba diving.” Analogy ~ Make comparisons and find similarities between two dissimilar things. “Just as a sword is the weapon of a warrior, a pen is the weapon of a writer.”
6 6 K K 3 3 2 2 4 4 COMMON CORE: COMMON CORE: STRATEGIES STRATEGIES Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 91-4457 2 2 2 2 4 4 Can you make distinctions by using comparisons, categories and analogies? Name of text: __________________________________________ Compare & Contrast ~ Classify ~ Analogy ~
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