Writing a compare/contrast paper a compare and contrast essay examines two or more topics (objects, people, or ideas, for example), comparing their similarities and contrasting their differences you may choose to focus exclusively on comparing, exclusively on contrasting, or on both-or your instructor may direct you to do one or both. Compare and contrast is a text structure or pattern of organization where the similarities and differences of two or more things are explored in the excerpt a screenplay and a play are compared and contrasted. Using a venn diagramusing a venn diagram pencil used on paper black chalk blackboard white alike used to write long and round different different 5 comparing & contrastingcomparing & contrasting reading a paragraph or document about two or more things can be confusing. Compare and contrast the two creatures shown use a venn diagram, then write a written comparison this version has intermediate-ruled lines for students in grades 3 through 5. For compare and contrast papers, which have a little more ground to cover than regular essays, you can probably get away with having one killer example per text for each point you want to make.
Use reflection to compare the properties of two objects posted on august 3, 2007 | by brian in an update to wilsonorwrapper , i added a method which takes two objects of the same type and compares the properties of each, returning a value reflecting the results of the comparison. Note: citations are based on reference standards however, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study the specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Reading from paper versus screens: a critical review of the empirical literature andrew dillon this item is not the definitive copy please use the following citation when referencing this material: dillon, a (1992) reading from paper versus screens: a critical review of the empirical literature. Compare and contrast principles of practice 5 the best measure for sdl readiness, especially in the educational and nursing research field, or to compare various sdl aspects with numerous characteristics (hiemstra, 1994), is.
Heroes and villains 1 (using workshop form) homework reflection write about impressions of the day and any insights comparison/contrast. To effectively compare and contrast these three things, you need to show how they are all alike and how they are different for the alike part, they are all properties light waves demonstrate. Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters (eg, in books from a series. Updated jan 20 2010 hints on preparing an executive summary of readings using compare or contrast tables 1) follow the format requirements for a memo formatting in the case memo instructions.
Making predictions developing reading and speaking vocabulary creating a book drawing parts of the story using words and phrases - playing charades developing comprehension story scramble compare and contrast dialogue writing retelling with puppets developing reflection a. Paper plates: venn diagrams great for writing a compare/contrast essay it would also be great for reading comprehension find this pin and more on compare & contrast writing by karen hathaway. Compare and contrast the 2008 and 2016 presidential election campaign tactics by reviewing one democratic ad and one republican ad from each election (four ads overall.
Compare and contrast thesis statement sample this is a sample of compare and contrast thesis statement on the subject of moses and joshua the old testament characters moses and joshua are near reflections of each other, as they carry out analogous roles and direct the israelites in a same fashion. Reading aloud use different voices for different characters (eg, compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story (eg, cinderella stories) by. Reflect on the textbook readings use examples to compare and contrast unstructured and structured data which type is more prevalent in a typical business environment.
Following is a list of 101 topics for compare and contrast essays that you are welcome to use in your classroom as you look through the list you will see that some items are academic in nature while others are included for interest-building and fun writing activities. Compare/contrast essay a view of earth below saturn's rings, earth is the tiny white speck on the right every saint and sinner in the history of our species lived there-on a mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam. Compare and contrast an autobiography, diary, or memoir with its fictional adaptation using a venn diagram, describe the structural and meaningful similarities and differences between the works.
Using the compare and contrast map, teacher models completing the graphic organizer (choose whole- to-whole) the introduction should contain the thesis statement. Comparison and contrast are broad terms which indicate you are to judge two people or objects or institutions or whatever against a set of principles one of the best ways to learn how to use comparison and contrast is to learn what not to do. Compare and contrast 3-2-1 as a way to compare and contrast, have students record three similarities between two items, two differences, and one question they still have about them reading 3-2-1. Comparison-contrast essay, students must engage in a number of critical thinking skills: they must classify traits, identify and solve comprehension problems, and predict likely similarities.
Reading comprehension worksheets we are working tirelessly on this area we hope to have endless new topics for you covering all types of fun topics. You are often asked to provide a record of what you did plus a reflection of how you did it and how you are using what you are taught in your classes and any practical experience you are gaining to do this. Real essays with readings: writing for success in college, work, and everyday life / edition 5 real essays puts essay writing in a real-world context, showing students that critical writing, reading, and thinking skills are both attainable and essential to student success. Compare, contrast, comprehend: using compare-contrast text structures with ells in k-3 classrooms by: mariam jean dreher , jennifer letcher gray this article explains how to teach students to identify the compare-contrast text structure, and to use this structure to support their comprehension.