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Argumentative Synthesis Essay

Argumentative Synthesis Essay
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For AP and College English readiness alike, this essay assignment follows the PARCC writing assessment rubric for synthesis essays and is an in-depth synthesis essay practice assignment for AP Language students. Using Federalist 10, an excerpt from G. Washington's final Farewell Address, and a Ted Talks video (link provided), this assignment challenges students to create an argument position and support it using each source. A complete description of the assignment and rubric are included. This is a challenging assignment appropriate for 11th or 12th grade. I use it in the last nine weeks of school to assess student learning as it encompasses rhetorical techniques as well as writing and research ability. Easily adaptable.

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Total Pages
11 pages
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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