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This informational reading lesson with its diagram and quiz worksheet can be used as is. Works great as a 10-minute lesson plan! It’s aligned to both Common Core and Missouri Learning Standards.

During the visit, Grandma and her grandchild are in the attic cleaning up and begin a conversation about how George Washington and Abraham Lincoln are similar and different.
Teacher Tip: If you plan to have students play Making Camp Ojibwe, make sure you have their usernames and passwords set up.

Lesson Plan Overview

The brief overview below has the CCSS standards listed on the first slide as well as an intro to the Venn Diagram lesson. PPTX and PDF files enclosed.

Venn Diagram Worksheet

You may expand on what we have here for your class needs. Choose from either a docx (editable file) or a PDF worksheet (ready-to-go) version for each.

Student Engagement

If you’re looking for a Native American-themed game, try Making Camp Ojibwe, which has some features available to play on the web with a username and password. To get the full game, see the Making Camp Premium site.

Standards Addressed

Common Core State Standards – GRADE 5 Reading – Informational Text

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.3 Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.5 Compare and contrast the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in two or more texts.

Missouri Learning Standards

Reading 1C (5.R.1.C.a-b) – Develop and apply skills to the reading process. Making Connections – Compare, contrast, and analyze relevant connections between the items described in a-b.

Reading 3A (5.R.3.A.a-c) Text Features – Read, infer, and draw conclusions to performs tasks a-c.

Reading 3C (5.R.3.C.a-e) Text Structures – Read, infer, and draw conclusions to perform tasks a-e.

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