Compare and Contrast
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compare - to examine (two or more objects, ideas, people, etc.) in order to note similarities and differences; to compare two pieces of literary work (Webster's. p 416): contrast - to compare in order to show unlikeness or differences; note the opposite natures, purposes, etc., of: Contrast the political rights of Romans and Greeks (Webster's. p 442).

compare liken, assimilate, similize, liken to, compare with; make or draw a comparison, analogize, relate; metaphorize; draw a parallel; match; examine side by side, view together; weigh or measure against, contrast oppose, set in opposition, set off against, set in contrast, counterpose, note similarities and differences (Chapman, 1977).



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


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.




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, 1988) See: Synectics, Venn Diagram, Questions, PMI, T-Chart, Ranking, & KWLH


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Fishbone Map

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Venn Diagram

Human Interaction Outline

Ranking

Web

KWLH

Series of Events Chain


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