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Compare/Contrast
 research
 report
  New
 Year’s
 traditions
 in
 another
 country
 

 

Now
 let’s
 write
 a
 research
 compare/contrast
 essay/report
 based
 on
  our
 findings
 or
 evidence.
 
 
 

 

Introduction:
 
 
  *Explain
 what
 New
 Years
 is,
 and
 what
 country
 you
 researched.
 
  *
 Tell
 where
 that
 country
 is
 in
 the
 world
 (which
 continent
 and
 what
 other
  countries
 are
 around
 it.)
 
 
  *Also
 write
 that
 the
 purpose
 of
 this
 paper
 is
 to
 compare
 and
 contrast
 the
  information
 found
 on
 the
 sources
 used.
 

 

Body
 1:
 
 Write
 a
 paragraph
 of
 activities/traditions
 that
 were
 listed
 as
  facts
 in
 both
 articles.
 Make
 sure
 to
 mention
 the
 articles
 in
 your
  paragraph.
 

 

Body
 2:
 
 Write
 up
 a
 paragraph
 about
 the
 information
 that
 was
 unique
 to
 
  http://www.fathertimes.net/traditions.htm
 
 
  Body
 3:
 
 Write
 up
 a
 paragraph
 about
 the
 information
 that
 was
 unique
 to
  http://www.123newyear.com/newyear-­‐traditions/
 

 

Conclusion/Closing:
 
 
  *Restate
 what
 the
 topic
 and
 purpose
 was.
 
 
  *Find
 one
 or
 two
 points
 to
 highlight
 again.
 
 
  *Come
 up
 with
 a
 creative
 way
 to
 end
 the
 compare/contrast
 essay.
 

 

Topic/Expectation
  Introduction
  Body
 1
 
  Body
 2
  Body
 3
  Conclusion/Closing
  Conventions
  Format
  TOTAL
 

Possible
 points
  5
  10
  10
  10
  5
  5
  5
  50
 

Earned
 points
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Compare/Contrast
 Essay
 Graphic
 Organizer
 
INTRODUCTION:
  *Hook
  *Explain
 what
 New
 Years
 is,
 and
 what
 country
 you
 researched.
 
  *
 Tell
 where
 that
 country
 is
 in
 the
 world
 (which
 continent
 and
 what
 other
 countries
 are
  around
 it.)
 
 
  *Also
 write
 that
 the
 purpose
 of
 this
 paper
 is
 to
 compare
 and
 contrast
 the
 information
  found
 on
 the
 sources
 used
 (this
 is
 your
 thesis
 statement/topic
 sentence).
 
B O D Y
 
 
  1
 

 Transition
 explaining
 topic
 of
 information
 in
 BOTH
  articles
 
 
 
 
 

ELABORATION/TELL
 ME
  MORE/EXAMPLES
 
 
  NOTES
 

 
 
 
B O D Y
 
 
  2
 

Transition
 explaining
 information
 unique
 to
 one
 source
 
 
 
 
 
 

ELABORATION/TELL
 ME
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