Comparing/Contrasting Using Easelly
The teacher will tell show the class the Iqbal side of the Iqbal/Malala picture book to ask for predictions about who this boy is/was.
The students will draw on prior knowledge of Malala and the political climate of the Middle East to make educated guesses about Iqbal.
2 Direct Instruction
The teacher will read the story of Malala, then the story of Iqbal.
The students will take notes about each person as they listen to the picture book.
3 Guided Practice
The teacher will help the students create a Venn Diagram to organize the facts about Malala and Iqbal into similarities and differences.
The students will group the facts about Malala and Iqbal into a Venn Diagram based on their similarities and differences.
4 Independent Practice
The teacher will review the features of Easelly as a web tool to create infographics.
The students will choose an infographic template that allows them to visually compare/contrast Malala and Iqbal based on information from the Venn Diagram.
The teacher will facilitate and offer feedback about each student's presentation.
The students will present their Easelly compare/contrast infographic on the Smart Board so their peers can appreciate how similar information can be presented in unique ways.