To help your child find information within stories that show comparing and contrasting, help them learn the vocabulary to identify this reading skill. Some examples of words that hint to the use of comparing are: like, still, similar, in comparison, and at the same time. Some examples of contrast hint words are: however, yet, but, rather, in contrast, and nevertheless. Make a list with your child. Divide a sheet of writing paper in half. On one side label “Comparison Words”. On the other side label “Contrasting Words”. List the words in each column, so that your child can become familiar with the set of words.