Analogies - Introducing new concepts


Mitochondrion are the _______________________ of the cell


Cell Analogy

Develop the analogy that "a cell is like a factory" by putting your responses directly on the drawing. Each group should use a different color of text.

Collaborative drawing (original drawing)

Teaching with Analogies

  1. Introduce the target concept.
  2. Review the analogue concept.
  3. Identify the relevant features of target and analogue.
  4. Map similarities between the target and analogue.
  5. Indicate the limitations of the analogy.
  6. Draw conclusions.

Analogies spreadsheet

Analogies - Student Generated