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Copy of Compare and Contrast

Compare and Contrast
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Michelle Chambers

on 17 August 2011

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Transcript of Copy of Compare and Contrast

Compare and Contrast Compare and Contrast

Analyzing what two things have in common (compare) and how two things are different (Contrast) In your groups, find 3 things you ALL have in common

Then, find 3 things that all of you have different!

Record your ideas on your notes. Read the following paragraph. On your paper, draw a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast using information from the paragraph.

Egypt and Greece are two ancient civilizations that were both very important. Egypt is located in the northeastern part of Africa, while Greece is located nearby, in the southern part of Europe. Both Egypt and Greece believed in many gods, but they each had their own set of gods that they worshipped. For example, the Egyptians believed in Ra'a, and the Greeks believed in Zeus instead. The Egyptians had a pharoah as a ruler, but the Greeks tried all types of government, such as monarchy, oligarchy, tyranny, and democracy. Both Egypt and Greece had beautiful art and architecture in common. Authors organize their texts by compare and contrast patterns.

As a reader, it's your job to figure out when an author is comparing and contrasting, because it will help you better comprehend what you read! Pay attention to these SIGNAL WORDS that will help you identify compare- and contrast- writing!

instead of
as well as
different from
same as
alike
but
similar
although
however
on the contrary
as opposed to
similarly Write your own compare and contrast essay. You can pick any topic. Vinn Diagram Compare and Contrast Analyzing two or more things that are alike (compare)
and two or more things that are different (contrast).
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