Comparing the Same Topic


5.R.6I Compare and contrast the same event or topic in informational texts; describe the differences in focus and the information provided.

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Informational texts are perhaps the most common type of text we will read. We must learn to break them down, known their components, and how to compare and contrast them to analyze the information they provide. This will help students sharpen their critical thinking skills, which not only impact linguistic skills at all levels, but help shape them academically and professionally.

During the lesson, the student will be able to: 

  • Compare and contrast two informational text
  • Analyze the different focuses and information between to informational texts on the same topic
  • Identify the topics of informational texts
  • Write an informational text on the same topic as another one

This lesson’s content is of high educational quality. It is designed with a model of a conceptualization, definitions, examples, practice exercises and test with different levels of complexity. In addition, it includes rubrics for an objective evaluation.


11 items in example section

37 items in exercise practice

29 items in test

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