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A “Crossover” S.A.R. is a short answer response that compares or contrasts two different selections. You will see this type of prompt in class and on S.T.A.A.R.
There is a simple formula to construct a Crossover S.A.R.
The Parts of a Crossover S.A.R.
Remember – I A.T.E. a sandwich.
A one sentence answer to the prompt
Quotes taken directly from the text, ideally short phrases or chunks embedded with your own writing.
The explanation of how the text evidence supports the assertion, which answers the prompt.
Effective for comparing (similarities) or Contrasting (differences)
Step 2. Select
to support your answer.
sentence should connect, compare, or contrast ideas present in
C.S.A.R. Prompt Example #1
After reading “The Lion King” and “Finding
”, what is the central theme in both selections? Explain your answer and support it with evidence from both selections.
C.S.A.R. Example #1:
The Lion King and Finding Nemo
The central theme in
is the idea of feeling guilty for unintentionally hurting
, Simba states, “You said you’d always be there for me! But you’re not. And it’s because of me. It’s my
, Marlin (
father) says, “
, see he was mad at me. And maybe he wouldn’t have done it if I hadn’t been so tough on him, I don’t know, but now he’s
Simba felt guilty knowing that his father died while trying to rescue him, while Marlin felt guilty about the way he treated his son. Both Simba and Marlin carry guilt for feeling responsible for putting their loved one in harm’s way.
C.S.A.R. Prompt Example #2
After reading “Frozen” and “Tangled”, how is the idea of love important in both selections? Explain your answer and support it with evidence from both selections.
C.S.A.R. Example #2:
Frozen and Tangled
is an incredibly large aspect of the story line.
her sister, Elsa, are told that “Only a true act of love can thaw a frozen heart” by the trolls.
saving Rapunzel, Flynn Rider tells her that, “…you were my new dream”, proving he was sacrificing the life he knew for her.
In both selections, the main characters discovered what true love was. Though they experienced very different types of love, the idea of love was prominent in both.
C.S.A.R. Prompt Example #3
After reading “Frozen” and “The Lion King”, how is the idea of betrayal important in both selections? Explain your answer and support it with evidence from both selections.
Frozen Text Evidence – Hans - “Will you marry me?”
Lion King Text Evidence – Scar - “I killed
In both selections, the idea of betrayal creates conflicts. In
, Hans deceives Ana into believing he cares for her by asking, “Will you marry me?” but he really wants to take over the kingdom. In
The Lion King
, Scar reveals to Simba that, “I killed
!” meaning he betrayed Simba as a cub. Both Ana and Simba were betrayed by the people they loved, thus creating conflicts.
C.S.A.R. Example #3:
Frozen and The Lion King
both selections, betrayal
is an exceptionally large aspect of the story.
Ana and then asks
Will you marry
with the intentions of stealing the crown of
The Lion King
the turning point in the movie, Simba almost gives up until Scar reveals his little secret, “I killed
!”, proving he had betrayed Simba as a youngster.
In both selections, the main characters discovered someone they care for, hurt them deeply. Though they experienced different betrayals, both villains were greedy and after the crown of the kingdom.