Perform invention strategies to brainstorm potential supporting points that you can compare and contrast between the two items.
Make a chart or Venn diagram so that you can quickly and efficiently identify the similarities and differences between your two items.
Decide which similarities and differences interest you the most and use those findings to develop a claim about the relationship between your two items.
Choose an organizational method for comparing and contrasting your two items in your essay.
Polishedit and proofread your work. Consider reading it out loud.
Thesis that states a claim about the relationship between TWO items;
Analysis of THREE characteristics that your two items share;
Series of logical reasons or points to justify your thesis;
Overt connections between reasons and examples;
Clear, logical organization including effective use of paragraphing; 6. Effective use of paraphrasing and quotation;
Sentences relatively free from errors.