4. Selects important features or attributes
of the items that can provide insight into the nature of those
items being compared.
3. Selects characteristics that can provide for a meaningful comparison.
2. Selects characteristics that provide for a partial comparison of the items.
1. Selects characteristics that are not important and donít lead to insightful conclusions.
4. Accurately selects all major similarities
and differences for each item.
3. Selects similarities and differences for each item.
2. Makes some errors in identifying major similarities and differences.
1. Makes many errors in identifying major similarities and differences.
4. Draws insightful and thoughtful conclusions
from the similarities and differences, usually
highlighting either one or the other.
3. Draws some thoughtful conclusions from the comparison.
2. Isnít clear about the significance of the comparison.
1. Does not get far beyond noting similarities and differences.