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Compare and Contrast

This page contains a large collection of compare and contrast graphic organizers, articles, activities, and worksheets.

Compare and Contrast Worksheets

Graphic Organizers

Use this Venn diagram to compare and contrast two items, people, events, or topics.
Kindergarten to 4th Grade
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This version of the Venn diagram has lines for students to write on.
2nd through 5th Grades
This Venn diagram has three circles for comparing/contrasting three different topics.
2nd through 5th Grades
Are you tired of using Venns for compare and contrast? Try the double bubble map instead!

Reading Passages

Read the compare and contrast article about dolphins and porpoises. This article includes a question page, a graphic organizer, and a vocabulary worksheet.
3rd through 5th Grades
This article highlights the similarities and difference between boas and pythons. After reading the article, students answer the comprehension questions and complete the Venn diagram.
3rd through 5th Grades
This non-fiction passage explains the differences between alligators and crocodiles. Several comprehension questions follow the article.
3rd through 5th Grades
How can you tell the difference between frogs and toads? Students will find out when they read this fascinating animal article.
3rd and 4th Grades
Learn about the similarities and differences between moths and butterflies. A page of comprehension questions are included.
3rd through 5th Grades
This cute story describes two people: Tall Mary and Short Harry. Compare and contrast the two characters, then answer the questions that follow.
2nd and 3rd Grades
Compare two delicious, tropical, yellow fruits: bananas and pineapples. Read the passage and then answer four comprehension questions.
2nd and 3rd Grades
Would you rather visit the beach or climb a mountain? These two paragraphs highlight the similarities and differences.
2nd Grade
Carroll Diagrams

Use these printable Carroll diagrams to sort shapes, pictures, and numbers.


Students read a book and movie with the same title. Then they compare and contrast the two. This project includes short answer questions, essay questions, and a Venn diagram.
5th through 7th Grades

Creature Features

Compare and contrast the two creatures shown. This version has primary-ruled lines for students in grades K through 2.
Compare and contrast the two creatures shown. Use a Venn diagram, then write a written comparison. This version has intermediate-ruled lines for students in grades 3 through 5.
Color the creatures, then compare and contrast them. This version was written specially for younger students in grades K through 2.
Color the creatures, then compare them on the graphic organizer. After that, use the information on the organizer to write a written comparison. This version was created for students in grades 3 through 5.
Color, compare, and contrast. This worksheet is recommended for students in Kindergarten through 2nd grade.
Color the unusual creatures in the illustration. Then compare and contrast them on a graphic organizer and in essay form. Recommended for students in grades 3 through 5.


Read each sentence and tell if it's making a comparison between two things, if it's contrasting two things, or both.
Kindergarten to 2nd Grade

Blank Venn Diagrams

Use this large blank Venn diagram template to show similarities and differences between two items or concepts. This version has no lines for writing.
1st through 8th Grades
This page has 6 blank Venn diagrams. These work well for writing short words or phrases.
1st through 8th Grades
Here's a large Venn diagram with three large circles for more complex sorts.
5th through 8th Grades
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