Date of publication: 2017-08-28 23:38
Most of the people find it difficult to differentiate a frog from a toad. They normally mix them up. Although they seem so similar in appearance, they certainly have numerous dissimilarities too.
Frogs are found in many different shapes, sizes, colors, and textures. Frogs have smooth, wet skin. They live most of the time in or near water. They have different eye colors including brown, silver, green, gold and red along with different shapes and sizes of pupil. Some of the frogs have sticky padding on their feet while others have webbed feet. It is obvious that not even all the frogs have same qualities.
Comparing and Contrasting Use to analyze similarities and differences between two things (people, places, events, ideas, etc.), by placing individual characteristics in either the left or right sections, and common characteristics within the overlapping section. See: Synectics , Compare/Contrast Matrix, Questions , PMI , T-Chart, Ranking , & KWLH
First make the list of all common features that certain things share. State their similarities and then make another list and state all the differences these things possess.
Comparing and Contrasting Use to analyze similarities and differences between two things (people, places, events, ideas, etc.), by placing individual characteristics in either the left or right sections.
As the term implies, compare and contrast transition words are transitional phrases/words that show comparison and contrasting relation of two ideas. They are also used to emphasize negative and positive ideas. For you to have a clue on what exactly are they, here is a list of the most common contrast and compare transition words and phrases that are used in everyday writing and speech.
Comparing and Contrasting Use to show similarities and differences between two things (people, places, events, ideas, etc.). Key frame question: What things are being compared? How are they similar? How are they different? (NCREL, 6988) See: Synectics , Venn Diagram , Questions , PMI , T-Chart, Ranking , & KWLH
Other graphic organizers available throughout this Bridging Snapshots
In the book Oranges, author John McPhee wanted to help readers appreciate the difference between Florida and California oranges. Here's a sample paragraph from the book:
First, pick useable subjects and list their characteristics. In fact, their individual characteristics determine whether the subjects are useable. After that, choose a parallel pattern of organization and effective transitions to set your paper above the merely average.