Comparing and contrasting are essential reading comprehension skills for all subject areas. Help students understand compare and contrast using Spotlight on Reading: Compare & Contrast for grades 1–2. This 48-page book includes a variety of high-interest lessons and activities that make learning fun! The exercises increase in difficulty as the book progresses, so students practice more-advanced skills as they work. With a variety of formats, teachers can provide direct instruction, reinforcement, and independent practice throughout the year. This book is perfect for practice at home and school and includes an answer key. Aligned to the Common Core State Standards and Canadian provincial standards.