2 Compare and contrast Soccer to Football using these categories Team, Positions, Rules, Skill set, Score
3 Introduction: THESIS STATEMENT X and Y are mostly similar (different) with some notable differences (similarities). One notable similarity is A. Another notable similarity is B. However, they are different in C.
4 SOCCER vs. FOOTBALLSoccer and Football are mostly different with some notable similarities . One notable difference is their positions. Another notable difference is their skill set. However, they are similar in the team aspect.ORSoccer and Football are mostly similar with some notable differences . One notable similarity is the team aspect. Another notable similarity is their positions. However, they are different in their rules.
5 Difference Paragraph 1 Topic Sentence: Soccer and Football have different positions 1. 22 Positions 2. Not one position guarding the end zone offensive players and 11 defensive players11 positionsGoal keeper guarding the goal5 defenders, 4 midfielders, 2 forwardsClincher Sentence: Overall, soccer and football are very different in their positioning
6 Difference Paragraph 2 Topic Sentence: Soccer and Football have different skill sets Need to have extremely good enduranceNeed to have skill with your feetNeed to read the game at any moment during the flow of the game1. Need to be able to go extremely hard for a minute or two2. Need to have skill with your hands3. Need to memorize the playbook during huddleClincher Sentence: These points prove that soccer and football are very different when it comes to skill set
7 Similarity Paragraph 1 Topic Sentence: However, soccer and Football have similar team aspects Both are team sports, not individual sportsBoth have coaches that focus on certain positions (*Insert analysis)Both have captainsClincher Sentence: Therefore, soccer and football are similar when it comes to the team aspects
8 #5 of Rubric: AnalysisAnalyze at least one reason for a similarity or difference identified in a direct comparisonEXAMPLE: Both have coaches that focus on certain positions*Since both sports have an offensive-line and defensive- line there is a need for multiple coaches. Certain coaches specialize in offense and work with offensive players while other coaches specialize in defense and take on the responsibility of training the defense.