Project #39695 - Comparison-Contrast Paragraph




EN120 English Composition I


Directions:  Be sure to make an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading.  Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English spelling and grammar. Your response should be a maximum of two (2) double-spaced pages.  Refer to the “Assignment Format” page for specific format requirements.




Comparison-Contrast Paragraph: You will write a comparison-contrast paragraph. You may choose any comparison-contrast approach related to persons, places, or things. You must demonstrate mastery of the following in your paragraph, so make sure that the depth (length) of your paragraph is sufficient to demonstrate these concepts: 




  1. Topic Sentence – Be sure this is a general statement that identifies what you will compare and contrast.  (10 points)


  2. Body Sentences – Be sure to select ideas and write sentences that clearly compare and contrast two persons, places, or things and that are definitely related to the topic sentence.  The quality and relationship of these sentences will be evaluated.  (30 points)


  3. Organization/Coherence: In comparison-contrast paragraphs, the organization of the sentences is very important.  Be sure that you organize your paragraph in the best way possible. Select transitions for your paragraph that demonstrate your understanding of the order you select. At a minimum, you must use three (3) transitions to demonstrate your understanding of this concept.  Highlight these transitions in yellow. (30 points)


  4. Language Awareness:  Your paragraph should demonstrate an awareness of language usage.  For example, your writing should be exact, concise, and fresh.  (10 points)


  5. Concluding Sentence:  Be sure to complete your paragraph with a well-written concluding sentence. (10 points)


  6. Mechanics and Grammar – Be sure that you complete the final step of the writing process:  proofreading. Your paragraph should definitely be free from sentence construction errors and should demonstrate correct use of verb tenses, subject-verb agreement, and pronoun use; in addition, it should be spell-checked.

    (10 points)





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    Dec 31, 2022 11:55 pm

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    Directions: Be sure to save an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be a minimum of two (2) double-spaced pages to a maximum of three (3) pages in length; refer to the "Assignment Format" page located on the Course Home page for specific format requirements.


    The “Assignment Format” on the Course Home page is listed below.


    Format Requirements (Print this page)


    Use the following format requirements on all submissions.


    Writing Style APA (American Psychological Association)


    Note: To find detailed information on APA manuscript style guidelines on the Internet, go to


    Margins 1” all sides


    Paragraph The entire document should be double-spaced on standard-sized paper (8.5" x 11")


    Headings Bold


    Type Style and Size Times New Roman, 12 point


    Software MS Word


    Student/Assignment Information


    The following information should be on the first page on the top left side of the page in the format provided below. Do not provide a cover sheet.


    Student Name


    Student Identification Number


    Course Number and Title

    Assignment Number and Title

    Date of Submission


    Additional resources for assignment


    Please make sure its 2 pages thank you!!!






Subject English
Due By (Pacific Time) 09/12/2014 12:00 am
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