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Writing Resources

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Comparative Analysis





The 3-Step Approach to
Comparative Analysis

Comparing and Contrasting

Comparative Analysis Resources

Step 1: Determine Your Research Topic

Examine the Research


Step 2: Use graphic organizers to identify and analyze similarities and differences.



T-Chart Graphic Organizer 

ASC T-Chart Tutorial


Step 3: Produce a compare/contrast or comparative analysis with these strategies.

3-paragraph strategy


Strategy for an argument


Point by Point


Similarity Lens


Different Lens

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