Archive for October, 2010

Synthesis: An Example to Work With

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

Here is an example of a synthesis prompt developed in 2007 by the AP people about the effects of TV on elections. Notice you don’t simply need to take a “This is good” or This is bad” position to make things work.
Look at all three documents to get an idea of what we mean by […]

Your First Synthesis Prompt

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

We’ve read and discussed both essays and images about boxing. You have notes and resources. Now write a synthesis paper.
Find the specifics in the attached handout.
Synthesis: Boxing

Gatsby runs for Class President

Friday, October 15th, 2010

Who Wins?
Four people are running for President of the class of 2012: Daisy Buchanan, Tom Buchanan, Nick Carraway, and Jay Gatsby.
Who gets your vote? Why?
Who wins? Why? What does this tell you about your class and our society?
Write an analysis of 2-3 pages, 700-1000 words. Explain why you would vote for one, and why you […]