Level 8 Unit 12
Writing Form: Comparison and Contrast


Flies in the Water, Fish in the Air
by Jim Arnosky
The author-illustrator explains different approaches to fly fishing.
by Lisa Yount
Discusses the pros and cons of pesticides.


Dogs: All About Them
by Alvin and Virginia Silverstein
Different breeds, pet care, and a history of dogs are discussed.
  Shades of Green
by J. S. Kidd and Renee A. Kidd
Presents the conflict between farmers and environmentalists.


The Edge of the Sea
by Rachel Carson
The author, a marine biologist, examines various forms of life along the shore.
  Animal Rights
by Herbert M. Levine
Historical overview of animal rights is followed by chapters that present opposing viewpoints.


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