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Name: ________ Rubric - Comparison Essay

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  • Typed, MLA Format, Times New Roman, Size 12 font, regular style, double spaced, proper margins, Title
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  • 5 Criteria Met
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  • Introduction (*2)
  • Attention Grabber
  •  Background Information
  •    Thesis – Expresses what is being compared, grounds of comparison, and the significance of the work.
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  • 1 Criteria Met
  • 2 or 3
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  • Main Body(*2)
  •  Follows assigned structure
  •   Topic Sentences Used Correctly
  •   All points thoroughly discussed – Examples and Quotes given from the text
  •  Thesis Stressed
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  • 4 or less Criteria Met
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  • Conclusion(*2)
  •  Thesis reiterated
  •  Main points summarized
  •  Validity stated - Main point emphasized
  •  Sense of completeness
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  • 2 or less Criteria Met
  • 3 Criteria Met
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  • The Writing Process Observed
  •  Pre-writing – The Planning Page
  • Rough Draft – Handwritten – 4 paragraphs
  • 2nd Draft Typed with Revision Notes
  • Final Edited Copy in proper order with rubric attached properly
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  • Grammar and Punctuation, SAE
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  •  1- 4 errors
  •  no errors
  • Handed in on TIME
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Assignment

  • While using the writing process, create a short, 4 paragraph essay. Compare and contrast any two aspects of Macbeth by William Shakespeare. Use MLA formatting. Proper grammar, SAE, size 12, double spaced, Times New Roman. See Rubric for details.
  • Complete Rough Draft for Homework

Traditional Essay Format

  • Introduction
  • Main Body
  • Conclusion
  • Comparison Essay

Thesis Statement

  • Thesis Statement
  • Names the items to be compared
  • 2) Indicates the purpose of the comparison
  • 3) Names the grounds for comparison
  • SAMPLE THESIS STATEMENTS:
  • Unacceptable
  • I am going to compare the
  • similarities and differences
  • between the films Close
  • Encounters of the Third Kind and
  • E.T., the Extraterrestrial.
  • Acceptable
  • A close examination of the way that
  • Roy Neary, the protagonist of Close
  • Encounters of the Third Kind, and
  • Elliott, the protagonist of E.T., the
  • Extraterrestrial, react to their
  • encounters with aliens demonstrates
  • that director Steven Spielberg uses
  • both films to tell similar stories about
  • the difficulties of growing up.

The Nature of Comparison

  • A Comparison …
  • - is a basic procedure of explanation and analysis.
  • - presents two or more objects and describes and analyzes their similarities and differences.
  • - usually makes us see the items under discussion more clearly and in a new light.
  • When writing a literary comparison, it is important to
  • explain the similarities and differences between the two (or
  • more) works (or plots or characters or other elements of
  • fiction you have chosen to discuss)
  • AND
  • explain the significance of your comparison. you will answer the
  • question, So what?
  • So What?

This Assignment

  • Explain the similarities and Differences
  • Explain the significance of the comparison
  • Grounds of Comparison

This Assignment

  • Structure
  • Thesis:
  • TITLE
  • Introduction
  • Attention Grabber
  • Background Info.
  • Thesis
  • Paragraph 2
  • Similarities
  • Paragraph 3
  • Differences
  • Conclusion
  • Thesis
  • Summaries
  • Plan
  • Gather Information
  • and
  • Organize

Comparison Essay

  • Introduction: (Hook, Background Information, Thesis:
  • In Macbeth by Shakespeare , ____ and _____ have similarities and differences.
  • Topic Sentence: ____ and _____ are alike in many ways. Tell me three specific ways they are alike.
  • Topic Sentence: ____ and _____ are different in many ways. Tell me three specific ways they are different.
  • Conclusion (Thesis, Summary statement, Memorable statement)
  • Compare two aspects of Macbeth
  • 4 paragraphs
  • MLA
  • Times New size 12

Compare and Contrast Essay

  • Due Feb 23, 2012


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