AP World History Comparative Rubric

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Thesis (one point)
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Comparative Essay- Must include TWO valid comparisons and TWO valid contrasts, cannot count for any other point and must be stated in the introduction.
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Address All Parts Of The Question (two points)
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Comparative Essay- Identifies two valid similarities and two valid differences that are specific to the exact quetsion asked.
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Historical Evidence (two points)
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Comparative Essay- Must provide at least six pieces of revelant and accurate data. At least three for each thing being compared.
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Direct Relative Comparisons (one point)
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Comparative Essay- Must include one similarity and one difference, be different from the ones used to address a similarity or difference and be somewhere other than the thesis.
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One Reason For A Similarity Or Difference In A DRC (one point)
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Comparative Essay- Analyze at least one reason for a similarity or difference in direct revelant comparison.

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