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A Fun Way to Generate Ideas for Comparison Paragraphs
A contrast paragraph discusses the differences between (at least) two things. You can organize contrast paragraphs in much the same way that you can organize comparison paragraphs. In making contrast paragraph, they must be parallel in each other. In order to write a parallel construction, you must write about each character using the same categories of comparison.
Sample Comparison Paragraphs - Home - Faculty
Students should have already been given a model comparison paragraphand have learned appropriate transitional phrases for comparisons(similarly, likewise, etc.).My house and my car are similar in many ways. First of all, bothplaces are untidy. In my house, you can see clothes strewn onchairs, papers littering all surfaces, and dishes in the sink. Similarly, in my car, the back seat and floor are covered with sportsclothes and shoes, books, empty soft-drink cans, and gumwrappers. Second of all, I like to spend a lot of time in myhouse and in my car. After work, I usually go home, eat dinner,and flop down onto the sofa to watch videos or read a book. Likewise, on weekends, I usually take long out-of-town trips in my car;sometimes I even sleep in it to save money on hotels. Finally, Ido some identical activities in my house and in my car. In myhouse, I get dressed, listen to loud music, and eat. In the sameway, I change into my sports clothes in the car, listen to loud musicon my car stereo, and eat snacks on my way home after work or thegym. Although I treat my home and my car alike, I should probablyclean both of them up, so that people won't be afraid to visit or drivewith me!Type up or clearly write a list of nouns on separate pieces ofpaper. I have had success using such nouns as the following:people, men, women, children, cats, dogs, mice, school, jail, chickens,fish, banks, hospitals, etc.
This lesson will show you some ways in which you can structure sentences to write a comparison or contrast paragraph. We will first look at comparison paragraphs and then briefly look at contrast paragraphs.