Compare_Contrast_assignment and sample_ideas_for_Into_the_Wild

Compare_Contrast_assignment and sample_ideas_for_Into_the_Wild

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SLCC: Rubric for the compare/contrast essay on Into the Wild Name:____________________ 4-5 = solidly meets expectations 3-4 = meets expectations, but something needs work 2-3 = misses something 1 = makes an attempt Category Expectations Student self- evaluation (score + explanation) teacher evaluation Ideas and Content *The essay focuses on a significant aspect of Krakauer’s Into the Wild and compares and contrasts it to some other significant idea/topic within or beyond the text *A clear thesis is present. *The essay is focused; it does not try to accomplish too much. *The essay presents strong, compelling evidence to support its claims. Organization *The introduction is inviting, original, and it captures the attention of the reader. In other words, you draw the reader into your writing. *Overall organization is clear/straight- forward, following either the subject by subject compare/contrast organization or the point by point compare/contrast organization *Body paragraphs follow the claim/data/ warrant structure (begin paragraph with a claim, support it with strong data, warrant the claim by explaining how the data supports the claim). *The conclusion is meaningful and brings
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