Comparison Composition

Task:
Choose two of the monotheistic religions we studied over the past two weeks and show how they are similar.

Layout:
Introduction Paragraph – Identify the two religions, give some background information about the religions and then preview the two reasons you think that the two religions you chose are similar.
Body Paragraph 1 – Demonstrate one reason they are similar, use two pieces of cited evidence that demonstrates their similarity and then analyze by explaining their similarity.
Body Paragraph 2 – Distinguish a different reason they are similar, use two pieces of cited evidence that demonstrates their similarity and then analyze by explaining their similarity.
Conclusion – Restate your claim and wrap up your thoughts on the two religions.

Evidence:
You can use the handouts from class as well as the textbook evidence you put in your notebooks from the Them/Me charts. You may find additional resources below.

Other:
This will be graded out of 16 points.
It is due on Thursday, January 28, 2016.

Graphic Organizer

GOComparativeComposition

These are texts from the handouts during the week of January 11 and January 19th

MonotheisticHolyTexts

These are readings on Judaism, Christianity and Islam

Origins of Judaism

Origins of Islam

Origins of Christianity

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