During the final 2 weeks of class, you will write and revise a 700- to 1,050-word academic essay using comparison and contrast.
Refer to Ch. 1 & 2 of Wordsmith for prewriting and writing process strategies and to Ch. 10 of Wordsmith for examples of writing using comparison and contrast.
Select a topic from the following list and submit your choice to your instructor for approval before beginning:
Write a rough draft of a five-paragraph, 700- to 1,050-word academic comparison and contrast essay on your selected topic that incorporates at least two peer-reviewed academic sources.
Note. The term five-paragraph essay may or may not have exactly five paragraphs. The term refers to a form of short essay based around an introduction, approximately three supporting paragraphs, and a conclusion, for a total of five paragraphs.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Submit your paper to the Assignment Files tab.