Monday, November 14, 2016

Day 70 (11/14): Synthesis Essay



Standards:
ELAGSE11-12W1 Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.
ELAGSE11-12W5 Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on addressing what is most significant for a specific purpose and audience.
ELAGSE11-12W7 Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question) or solve a problem; narrow or broaden the inquiry when appropriate; synthesize multiple sources on the subject, demonstrating understanding of the subject
under investigation.
ELAGSE11-12W8 Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the strengths and limitations of each source in terms of the task, purpose,and audience; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and overreliance on any one source and following a standard format for citation.
ELAGSE11-12W9 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

Essential Questions:
  1. How do I construct an argument using evidence from primary & secondary sources?
Agenda:
  • Synthesis Essay Practice
    • Read Prompt - Consider arguments/counterarguments
    • Read Sources 
    • Complete Outline
  • Continue working on "The Things We Carry" Project
Homework:

Please look carefully at the following revised schedule for this week and the week following Thanksgiving (Click to Enlarge).




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