Compare and Contrast Essay - Compare and Contrast Writing - Scaffolded Template

Compare and Contrast Essay - Compare and Contrast Writing - Scaffolded Template
Compare and Contrast Essay - Compare and Contrast Writing - Scaffolded Template
Compare and Contrast Essay - Compare and Contrast Writing - Scaffolded Template
Compare and Contrast Essay - Compare and Contrast Writing - Scaffolded Template
Compare and Contrast Essay - Compare and Contrast Writing - Scaffolded Template
Compare and Contrast Essay - Compare and Contrast Writing - Scaffolded Template
Compare and Contrast Essay - Compare and Contrast Writing - Scaffolded Template
Compare and Contrast Essay - Compare and Contrast Writing - Scaffolded Template
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This compare and contrast essay writing resource provides scaffolding so even your struggling students can successfully write a short paper comparing and contrasting a topic of their choice. Differentiated rough drafts and a teacher model make teaching this skill easy!

Most of this resource is geared towards helping your students walk through the entire writing process as they write a compare and contrast essay; however, there are a few activities for additional practice included to help your students practice writing paragraphs that compare and contrast two topics of their choice.

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Include in this compare and contrast essay writing practice activity:

  • a suggestion page to help students come up with topics for their essay
  • a brainstorming page for students to compare and contrast topics of their choice
  • 2 differentiated rough drafts, one that provides additional scaffolding (a compare and contrast template / outline)
  • a revising and editing page
  • a variety of final draft paper options
  • a teacher model that compares and contrasts cats with dogs
  • paragraph frames for additional practice with writing compare and contrast paragraphs
  • two compare and contrast rubrics for assessment

You can also use this with 2nd grade, 3rd grade, or 4th grade students to practice comparing two texts. This resource is excellent to practice comparing and contrasting with ESL students or other struggling or low language students, as the scaffolding helps them be successful.

Check out the preview to see everything that is included in this compare and contrast writing activity!

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing.
With guidance and support from adults, produce writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task and purpose.
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