The compare and contrast essay

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education and WriteDesign. Examine side by side, view together; Metaphorize; What things are being compared? Weigh or measure against, contrast oppose, set in opposition, set off against, set in contrast, counterpose, note similarities and differences (Chapman, 1977).


Comparing and Contrasting Use to analyze similarities and differences between two things (people, places, events, ideas, etc. ), by placing individual characteristics in either the left or right sections, and common characteristics within the overlapping section. Contrast - to compare in order to show unlikeness or differences; To compare two pieces of literary work (Webster's.

P 442).
compare liken, assimilate, similize, liken to, compare with; P 416): The compare and contrast essay. Synectics, Venn Diagram, Questions, PMI, T-Chart, Ranking, Draw a parallel; KWLH
Other graphic organizers available throughout this Bridging SnapshotsCerebralChartCompare/Contrast MatrixNetwork TreeContinuum ScaleProblem/Solution OutlineFishbone MapVenn DiagramHuman Interaction OutlineSeries of Events ChainTeachers - Make sure you check out the Assignments section which provides exercises, projects, support resources, and rubrics. Historical and Cultural Context - provides an overview of art movements and the context in which they developed.

Synectics, Compare/Contrast Matrix, Questions, PMI, T-Chart, Ranking, See: How are they similar? Key frame question: Make or draw a comparison, analogize, relate; Contrast the political rights of Romans and Greeks (Webster's.

How are they different? (NCREL, 1988) See:
Compare and Contrast
Graphic Organizers compare - to examine (two or more objects, ideas, people, etc. ) in order to note similarities and differences; We have not covered every movement or period, rather selected snippets to help provide students with an opportunity to explore the elements that have influenced other artists in their quest for expressing personal voice. Note the opposite natures, purposes, etc., of: Match; KWLH
Comparing and Contrasting Use to analyze similarities and differences between two things (people, places, events, ideas, etc. ), by placing individual characteristics in either the left or right sections. Comparing and Contrasting Use to show similarities and differences between two things (people, places, events, ideas, etc. ).