Lowercase Two-circle Venn diagrams are used to represent categorical propositions, whose logical relations were first studied systematically by Aristotle. In this way one indicates that the Sa that is not an Se may or may not be an So (the sage that is not a seer may or may not be a soothsayer).Introducing Ideas and Vocabulary with the Concept Sort A Concept Sort is a vocabulary and comprehension strategy used with students to introduce new topics and/or familiarize students with new vocabulary.Our editors will review what you’ve submitted and determine whether to revise the article.Packing the Pilgrim's Trunk: Personalizing History in the Elementary Classroom Students make personal connections between their lives and those of Pilgrim children by following the Pilgrims' move to the New World, their daily lives and struggles and their first Thanksgiving. Identifying, Comparing, and Writing About Nonfiction Texts Students compare the traits fact and fiction by using a Venn diagram to compare fiction and nonfiction books about Native Americans.Improving Fluency through Group Literary Performance Students participate in shared reading, choral reading, and readers theater, using books by Bill Martin, Jr.The Crystal Palace hosted the first display of life-size dinosaur replicas in 1854.After learning about Hawkins' dinosaur replicas, students work individually or in small groups to investigate a dinosaur of their choice, comparing their findings to Hawkins'. Students brainstorm words or images that they associate with winter, select and read a picture book about winter, and compare the two using the interactive Venn Diagram.Repeated readings and literary performances help students with their reading accuracy, expression, and rate. Writing in Science Field Journals Students plant a garden and study its growth using the inquiry process of questioning and exploring.As they research and study, students record their observations in a field journal.They then write both an e-mail and a letter about the same topic.Introducing the Venn Diagram in the Kindergarten Classroom In this lesson, kindergarten students manipulate hula hoops and real objects, as they use Venn diagrams to problem solve, explore, and record information to share with others.