Overview: Venn diagrams are a great tool for comparing and contrasting and can be used with an unlimited number of things. Because of their simplicity, young students and those needing visual representation can benefit from their use.

What is a Venn Diagram?

A Venn Diagram is a useful graphic organizational tool that compares and contrasts the characteristics of two things (people, places, ideas, etc.). Venn diagrams consist of two curves--each one featuring specific attributes. The overlapping portion represents characteristics that are shared.

Recommended Grade Level(s): Kindergarten, First, Second, Third

Materials:

Venn Diagram Graphic Organizer