Allocate the words or phrases that appear at the bottom of the screen to one or the other of the columns. Do they suggest similarity or difference?

As an extension to this task, teachers could use the Hide Words Drag and Drop Text Tool to give pupils the opportunity to practise deciding which comparative term works best. E.g. “Some people think education is the key to success ________ others believe it is not the only factor.”

To suggest similarity…


To suggest difference…


Similarly, Likewise, Also, In the same way, On the other hand, Alternatively, In contrast, Whereas, However,