Novel Study Introduction Choice of Three Novels Sign-up Sheet Novel Study Outline Novel Study Handouts Website Information View slide
Comparison and Contrast, p. 222-232 Compare – show how things are similar Contrast – show how things are different In both cases, the things being compared or contrasted should be of the same type: two products, two jobs, two friends, etc.
Comparison and Contrast, p. 222-232 There are two possible ways to organize a compare/contrast paragraph. Turn to p. 222 and 223.
Comparison and Contrast, p. 222-232 How is each paragraph organized? My Senior Prom All about the dream All about the reality This type of organization is called “block” or “one side at a time”
Comparison and Contrast, p. 222-232 Day versus Evening Students 1. Characteristics of day students Characteristics of evening students 2. Responsibilities of day students Responsibilities of evening students 3. Attitude of day students Attitude of evening students. This type of organization is known as “point by point.”
Comparison and Contrast, p. 222-232 Whether you chose “one side at a time” A – point 1, 2, and 3 B – point 1, 2, and 3 or “point by point” point 1 – A; B point 2 – A; B point 3 – A; B Make sure you keep the order of comparison consistent all the way through!
Comparison and Contrast, p. 222-232 You can see this structure in detail if you turn to p. 224 and 225.
Individual Practice – Outline Read the topicsin Writing Assignment 1, p. 233. Choose a topic Decide to compare or contrast Create an outline ONLY for this topic. DO NOT WRITE A PARAGRAPH!!!! Write a topic sentence Brainstorm some points to support it Choose the strongest three points Jot downsome supporting details for each point Arrange all of this information in a rough outline point-by-point one-side at a time Write your name on the top left corner. Hand in your outline.
Homework Monday Grammar Quiz #4 Poetry Exam Novel – by next Wednesday Read through the outline and handouts Read the links on the website (to be uploaded asap) Read the first section of your novel by next Wednesday! Take notes as you read