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Comparison (Similarities) Essay
Organized by Person, Place or Topic

In this long comparison, you compare just two people, places or topics
on three characteristics, going from least to most important.
Because it is organized by the Person, Place or Topic, there are only four paragraphs:
1) The Introduction, 2) The First Product, Person or Topic, 3) The Second Product, Person or Topic and 4) the Essay Conclusion.


Title


Introduction
Hook
What is a "hook"?



Transition
What is a "transition"?



Thesis Statement
The thesis statement of a compare/similarity essay essentially tells the readers
what features you will discuss in the same order they will appear in the essay.


FIRST PERSON, PLACE OR TOPIC


First (Least Important) Similarity
Facts, Statistics, Quotes or Details
Here you provide your research, quotes or statistics.


Explanation or example
Here you explain the statistics or quotes or provide an example.
Possible Connectors:


Second Similarity
Facts, Statistics, Quotes or Details --
Provide your research, quotes or statistics.


Explanation or Example
Explain the statistics or quotes or provide an example.




Most Important Similarity
Facts, Statistics, Quotes or Details --
Provide your research, quotes or statistics.


Explanation or Example
Explain the statistics or quotes or provide an example.



First Person, Place or Topic Conclusion
Write a concluding sentence about the features in the first paragraph





SECOND PERSON, PLACE OR TOPIC


First (Least Important) Similarity
Facts, Statistics, Quotes or Details
Here you provide your research, quotes or statistics.
Possible Connectors



Explanation or example
Here you explain the statistics or quotes or provide an example.
Possible Connectors:




Second Similarity
Provide your research, quotes or statistics.
Possible Connectors



Explanation or Example
Explain the statistics or quotes or provide an example.




The Most Important Similarity
Facts, Statistics, Quotes or Details --
Provide your research, quotes or statistics.
Possible Connectors



Explanation or Example
Explain the statistics or quotes or provide an example.



Second Person, Place or Topic Conclusion
Write a concluding sentence about the features in the second paragraph



Essay Conclusion
Review the similarities and end with a strong concluding sentence.



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