Compare & Contrast Writing - Web Links

The Five Paragraph Compare & Contrast Essay

Writing a Compare and Contrast Essay
http://www.essaywritinghelp.com/compareandcontrast.htm

Read * Write * Think - BEST PICK!
Compare and contrast online guide. This guide provides the compare and contrast essay format, definitions, transitions, graphic organizers, checklists, and examples.
http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/compcontrast/
Online interactive Venn Diagram for prewriting planning.
http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/venn/index.html

The Writing Center (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Great website for compare and contrast writing for high school and advanced writers.
http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/comparison_contrast.html

Two Methods for Writing Comparison Essays
This explains the "block format" and the "point by point" format.
http://712educators.about.com/od/essaysparagraphspapers/a/comparecontrast.htm

Essay Info
Explains how to write and organize a comparison essay.
http://essayinfo.com/essays/comparison_essay.php


Web English Teacher
http://webenglishteacher.com/compare-contrast.html

The Audience

Writing Guides: Writing to Your Audience

http://writing.colostate.edu/guides/processes/audmod/
Transitions

Jefferson County High School
http://jc-schools.net/write/transition.htm

The Writing Center - Great information about transitions and their uses - BEST PICK!
http://www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb/handouts/transitions.html

The OWL at Purdue
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/574/02/