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Similar and Different Lesson

Students discuss the ways in which they are similar and different.

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Objectives

  • Students will learn that we are all as similar as we are different.
  • Students will build community by discovering their similarities.

Materials

Procedures

  1. Draw a Venn Diagram on the board.
  2. Two student volunteers stand in front of the room.
  3. Use the List of Directed Questions in a way that matches the age group with which you are working.For example, hand out the list of directed questions. Ask students to write answers, "shout out" answers, or simply discuss student observations.
  4. Fill in the Venn Diagram according to student observations.
  5. Repeat the activity with other student volunteers.
  6. After a few pairs have been compared, discuss trends that you are noticing in the class.

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