- [Narrator] When we compare…we look at how things are alike.…When we contrast, we look at how things are different.…Your writing assignment might be to compare or to contrast…or to compare and contrast.…Here, we're going to look at both…comparing and contrasting in general…so you'll have the overall information…for whichever assignment you're given.…Been offered a couple jobs?…You certainly would want to compare and contrast…the salary for each, benefits, hours,…driving distance and advancement possibilities…before deciding which to accept.…
Or you have a job and your employer wants you to…compare and contrast the benefits of…buying or leasing company cars.…You would research the advantages and disadvantages…for each and then compare and contrast them.…In history class you may be asked to compare and contrast…some aspect of World War 1 and World War 2…or two poets in your literary class.…Regardless if you're comparing and contrasting…for a personal reason, for a job undertaking…or a school assignment, certain guidelines…
- Give examples of descriptive writing.
- Differentiate between descriptive and argumentative papers.
- Identify reliable sources for accurate research.
- Plan your research paper using free writing.
- Develop a thesis statement.
- Create an annotated bibliography using various styles.
- Use transitions to move from one idea to another.
- Create a summary to recap the important points in a paper.
Skill Level Intermediate
Edge Animate Essential Trainingwith Chris Converse4h 44m Beginner
Illustrator CC 2013 One-on-One: Intermediatewith Deke McClelland11h 37m Intermediate
1. Examining Types of Research Papers
2. Preparing to Write
3. Writing the Paper
4. Citing Sources
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