Not Like The Others Lessons

This lesson format will get your students looking for multiple reasons why each of the four items doesn’t fit in with the other three.

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Not Like The Others: Planets

Not Like The Others: Planets

Which of these planets is not like others? Well, it sure looks simple at first. But quickly, you start to realizeā€¦ there's more to it than you thought. Each option could be the one that doesn't fit in.

Not Like The Others: Natural Disasters

Not Like The Others: Natural Disasters

Students will determine which type of natural disaster is not like the others.

Not Like The Others: States of Matter

Not Like The Others: States of Matter

How is each of the states of matter not like the others?

Not Like The Others: Charlotte’s Web

Not Like The Others: Charlotte’s Web

Students will determine which of the characters is not like the others.

Not Like The Others: US Presidents

Not Like The Others: US Presidents

Students will determine which founding US president is not like the others.

Not Like The Others: Creatures of the Tundra

Not Like The Others: Creatures of the Tundra

Students will determine which creature of the tundra is not like the others.

Not Like The Others: Countries

Not Like The Others: Countries

How is each of these four countries not like the others?

Not Like The Others: US National Parks

Not Like The Others: US National Parks

Students will determine which US National Park is not like the others.

Not Like The Others: Penguins

Not Like The Others: Penguins

Students will determine which type of penguin is not like the others.

Not Like The Others: Stars

Not Like The Others: Stars

How is each of these stars not like the others?

Not Like The Others: US States

Not Like The Others: US States

How is each of these states not like the others?

Not Like The Others: Branches of the US Government

Not Like The Others: Branches of the US Government

How is each part of the United States Government not like the other parts?

Not Like The Others: Types of Volcanoes

Not Like The Others: Types of Volcanoes

Which of these types of volcanoes is not like the others?

Not Like The Others: Types of Rocks

Not Like The Others: Types of Rocks

Which of these rocks is not like the others?

Not Like The Others: Snakes of the Rainforest

Not Like The Others: Snakes of the Rainforest

Students will determine which snake of the rainforest is not like the others.

Not Like The Others: Birds of the Tropical Rainforest

Not Like The Others: Birds of the Tropical Rainforest

Which of these four birds is not like the others?

Not Like The Others: Ants of the World!

Not Like The Others: Ants of the World!

Students will determine which type of ant is not like the others.

Building “Not Like The Others” Tasks

Building “Not Like The Others” Tasks

For Teachers

A delightfully ambiguous framework that is quick to prepare, but can last forever!

Not Like The Others: Types of Diseases

Not Like The Others: Types of Diseases

Students will determine which of these types of diseases is not like the others.

Not Like The Others: Deserts

Not Like The Others: Deserts

Which of these deserts is not like the others?

Not Like The Others: Mountains

Not Like The Others: Mountains

Which of these mountains is not like the others?

Not Like The Others: Birds of the Desert

Not Like The Others: Birds of the Desert

Students will determine which desert bird is not like the others.

Not Like The Others: Microorganisms

Not Like The Others: Microorganisms

Students will determine which of these microorganisms is not like the others.

Not Like The Others: Flowers

Not Like The Others: Flowers

Students will determine which flower is not like the others.

Not Like The Others: Microstates of Europe

Not Like The Others: Microstates of Europe

Students will determine which of these tiny countries is not like the others.

Not Like The Others: African Nations

Not Like The Others: African Nations

Students will determine which country in Africa is not like the others.

Not Like The Others: 20th Century Presidents – Group A

Not Like The Others: 20th Century Presidents – Group A

Students will determine which of these US Presidents is not like the others.

Not Like The Others: 20th Century Presidents – Group B

Not Like The Others: 20th Century Presidents – Group B

Students will determine which of these US Presidents is not like the others.

Not Like The Others: 19th Century Presidents

Not Like The Others: 19th Century Presidents

Students will determine which US President from the 19th century is not like the others.

Not Like The Others: Cephalopods

Not Like The Others: Cephalopods

Students will determine which cephalopod is not like the others.