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  • 1. Compare and Contrast Essay
  • 2. Background information• It’s an essay that is about two things.• Compare- To identify the similarities between two things.• Contrast- To identify the differences between two things.
  • 3. Block Arrangement
  • 4. I Introduction in which you state your purpose which is to discuss the differences between vacationing in the mountains or at the beachII Mountain A. Climate B. Types of Activities C. LocationIII Beach A. Climate B. Types of Activities C. LocationIV Conclusion - Wrap things up - Restate thesis statement
  • 5. INTRODUCTION PARAGRAPHGeneralisation The two most common places people choose for taking a vacation are the beaches and the mountains. Purpose The purpose of this essay is to compare and contrast between vacationing at beaches and mountains. The three main differences are in Thesis terms of climate, types of statement activities and locations of beaches and mountains.
  • 6. BODY PARAGRAPH 1 Point 1: MountainsTopic Sentence First is mountains. The three aspects that are going to be discussed are climate, types of activities and locationClimate Mountains have a cold climate. Types of Snow boarding, mountain activities climbing, and skiing. Canada is a countryLocation located in North America and contains many mountain vacation sites.
  • 7. BODY PARAGRAPH 2 Point 2: BeachesTopic Sentence Second is beaches. The three aspects that are going to discuss are climate, types of activities and location.Climate Beaches have a warm and hot climate. Types of Swim, play volleyball, activities and ride water bikes. Acapulco and Cancun areLocation two of the most beautiful beaches in the word.
  • 8. CONCLUSION PARAGRAPHWrap things up People often choose one of these two options to spend their vacations.Restate thesis It depends on what the personstatement likes; that is what he or she will choose in terms of location, types of activities and climate.
  • 9. Point-by-Point Arrangement
  • 10. Organization of the essay (Outline)5 paragraph essay Body paragraph 2 - Point 2 (compare andIntroduction contrast)- Start off with a generalisation Body paragraph 3 and purpose that - Point 3 (compare and leads to a thesis contrast) statement. ConclusionBody paragraph 1 - Wrap up everything and- Point 1 (compare restate thesis statement. & contrast)
  • 11. Introduction Generalisation, purpose and thesis statement.Body First difference is climateparagraph 1 A. Mountains B. BeachBody Second difference is type of activitiesparagraph 2 A. Mountains B. BeachBody Third difference is the locationparagraph 3 A. Mountains B. BeachConclusion Wrap up everything and restate thesis statement.
  • 12. INTRODUCTION PARAGRAPHGeneralisation We decide what we are about to eat and how it will affect our bodies.Purpose The purpose of this essay is to compare and contrast between eating fresh foods instead of canned foods. The three main differencesThesis statement are flavour, health benefits, and cost.
  • 13. BODY PARAGRAPH 1 Point 1: FlavourTopic sentence The most notable difference between these two kinds of foods is their flavour.Fresh Foods Fresh foods have great flavor and taste because they keep all their natural conditions.Canned Foods Canned foods lack a lot of its flavor because there are chemical products added.
  • 14. BODY PARAGRAPH 2 Point 2: Health benefitsTopic sentence Comparing both types of foods we notice another difference which is the health factor.Canned Foods Canned foods lose somecontrasted to of its original nutrients. ItFresh Foods also it has to be tinned with many conservatives and chemicals and can become toxic if consumed too often.
  • 15. BODY PARAGRAPH 3 Point 3: CostTopic sentence Yet another difference between these two types of foods is the cost.Fresh Foods Fresh foods are hard to find and take time to prepare.Canned Foods Canned foods are much more expensive than fresh foods, but easier to find and prepare.
  • 16. CONCLUSION PARAGRAPHWrap things up Here are the main three differences between buying fresh foods and buying canned foods.Restate As we can see it comesthesis statement down to a personal choice based on the amount of money, importance to nutrition and health, and also taste.

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