Designed to be used with a synthesis essay prompt, this graphic organizer will guide students through creating a thesis statement through the lens of syllogisms and enthymemes.
Part I: Notes
Part II: Observations from class thesis statements
Part III: Revising for a successful thesis as enthymeme
The key immediately following the student handout pages includes the notes for Part I as well as sample thesis statement work based on the 2008 AP Language and Composition synthesis question about the penny.
Pair this organizer with the Thesis as Enthymeme PowerPoint for a powerful lesson on thesis statements for synthesis/argumentative essays. The products can be purchased together in a BUNDLE for a discount.
2016-2017 UPDATES INCLUDE:
-Product redesign (same great content, new look)
-Added aligned standards for AP and Common Core
-Added teacher tips section
This product is also available in the AP Language and Composition GROWING BUNDLE.
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