This module is for Grades: 9-10 Welcome

Comparing and contrasting is an important skill to develop when reading multiple sources. This skill allows you to think deeply about the most important information, synthesize related concepts, reread for accuracy, and clarify your thinking about the content you are learning. In this module, you will compare and contrast the information gained in a text with that gained from video and additional texts in order to deepen your understanding of the topic.

Module Objectives

By the end of this module, you will be able to:

  • Identify the central idea and key details in texts on a given topic.
  • Identify the central idea and key details in videos related to the texts.
  • Compare and contrast the information gained from texts with that gained from watching videos on the same topic.
green sea turtle

After being placed on the endangered species list in the 1970s, green sea turtles in Florida are making a comeback.

Focus Standard:

RST.9-10.9 - Compare and contrast findings presented in a text to those from other sources, noting when the findings support or contradict previous explanations or accounts.

Skill: Multiple Sources