The Synthesis Essay
MON & TUES
Notes on writing the synthesis essay
-the rubric and prompt
-making sure you understand the prompt
--is a source for or against; determine and demarcate
-what it means to engage in the conversation
Rules (see handout)
--no 2nd person
--state relationship between sources
-what does it mean to 'qualify'
-norm on rubric
HW Read Marilyn Elkins and annotate
WED & MON (the 15th)
In class essay: write on either side of the issue, 45 minutes each.