Practice Your "Similarities & Differences" Words

When you practice vocabulary words with your child, you help them learn the words that they’ll need to express their big ideas. Here are some words you can practice related to similarities and differences.

Appreciate – to understand the worth/importance of something 

Belong – to be accepted and liked

Culture – the beliefs, customs, and traditions of a group of people

Different – not the same as something else 

Diversity – having many different forms, types, ideas, etc.

Equal – the same as

Equality – having the same rights

Fairness – treating people in a way that doesn’t favor some over others

Family – a group of people who are related to each other 

Include – to make someone or something part of something else

Language – the system of words or signs people use to express themselves and communicate thoughts and feelings

Race – a group people have been put in based on their history, language, culture, and sometimes physical qualities like skin color and facial features

Religion – an organized system of beliefs with ceremonies and rules used to worship

Respect – a feeling of admiration for someone or something

Similar – resembling without being identical 

Together – with each other

Tradition – a way of thinking, behaving, or doing something that has been done for a long time 

Unique – being the only one of its kind