Compare and contrast two protagonists of favorite TV shows and/or movies. the two protagonists being captain american and spider man

PREWRITING –
For this exam, youll choose one of the suggested topics and write an outline to plan and develop your information before you begin to draft your essay. If you do research or incorporate information thats not considered common knowledge into your prewriting, you must cite it according to APA Format.

  • Use prewriting, drafting, revising, and editing to write formal, college-level essays
  • Distinguish between different patterns of development
  • Apply an appropriate pattern of development to a specific purpose and audience
  • Develop paragraphs using topic sentences, adequate detail, supporting evidence, and transitions
  • Apply the conventions of standard written American English to produce correct, well-written essays.
  • State the subject youve chosen in a complete sentence.
  • Provide one or two sentences of background information; this will go in your introduction when you write your essay.
  • Create a thesis statement. Remember, your thesis statement must make an argument about your topic and name the key points of contrast in the order you will discuss them.
  • Use the Point-by-Point organizer shown in the example below to demonstrate how you will logically organize your essay. Include your subject, thesis statement, supporting elements, and conclusion.
  • The writer chose one of the assigned topics and submitted an outline or graphic organizer.
  • The writer included all the required introductory information: a topic, background statement, and thesis statement.
  • The thesis statement makes a claim or takes a position on the topic, and the main points are outlined clearly.
  • The writer included at least 3 main points on the topic, with at least three supporting elements for each. The main points connect clearly to and support the thesis statement
  • The writers conclusion reinforced the thesis statement.
  • The writer arranged the main points in a logical order to suit the claim made in the thesis statement.
  • The supporting elements provided for each main point are relevant and clearly illustrate the comparison and contrast pattern of development for the chosen topic.
  • The paper is mostly free of errors that interfere with a readers ability to understand the content and uses the required font, header, line spacing, and margins.

    FINAL ESSAY –

  • Use prewriting, drafting, revising, and editing to write a formal, college-level essay
  • Distinguish among different patterns of development.
  • Apply an appropriate pattern of development to a specific purpose and audience 
  • Write effective thesis statements 
  • Develop paragraphs using topic sentences, adequate detail, supporting evidence, and transitions 
  • Apply the conventions of standard written American English to produce correct, well-written essays.
    The development of your topic will depend on the topic youve chosen and the points you determined during the prewriting assignment.
  • n introductory paragraph with a thesis statement that addresses the purpose of the essay Remember that your thesis statement must be the last sentence of your introductory paragraph.
  • Three to five body paragraphs that begin with topic sentences and clearly relate to and support the thesis statement as well as combine elements from the narrative and process prewriting paragraphs
  • A conclusion that reinforces the thesis statement and the purpose of the essay

Essays must be typed and double-spaced using a standard 12-point font and left justification. Use 1-inch margins at the top and bottom and 1.25-inch margins for the left and right sides of the document. Each page must have a properly formatted header containing your name, student number, exam number, page number, mailing address, and email address. Save your essay as a .doc, .docx, or .rtf file regardless of the word processing program you use.

  • The essay provides a clear thesis statement that effectively introduces the topic, states a claim, and previews the main points of the essay.
  • The essay provides specific, relevant evidence to illustrate ideas and support the thesis in ways that are fresh, insightful, and engaging and uses comparison and contrast to convey ideas.
  • The essay includes 23 categories for comparison and contrast to effectively support the thesis statement.
  • The essay effectively includes an introduction paragraph with a thesis statement that engages the reader, uses topic sentences to clearly define paragraphs, uses evidence that supports the thesis statement and topic sentences, and includes a conclusion that reinforces the thesis.
  • The essay effectively addresses the audience through an appropriate tone and point of view and if outside sources were used, includes correct MLA formatting.
  • The essay is mostly free of errors in sentence structure, grammar, punctuation, and word choice while meeting the length requirement (1,2001,500 words) and formatting requirements using the correct header, font, and margins.

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