Compare and Contrast: Learning through Pictures, Graphs, and Charts
stAIR Design. This instructional tool is interactive reviewing the language and concepts of comparison and contrast in order to write supporting information in reports.
Stage 1 is designed for ESL (Emergent- Beginning) learners, or can be used as a review with ESL (Intermediate) learners. Keyword Vocabulary: (and), (both..and),(not only...but also), and (but).
Stage 2 is designed for ESL (Intermediate) learners who can identify Stage 1 keyword vocabulary. In Stage 2 more keyword vocabulary: (equally), (just like), (similar), (the same as), (although), (different), (unlike), (whereas), and (while) are presented so that learners can interpret data on graphs and charts.