Teach sophisticated thesis writing with this bundle! Buy the note-taker/graphic organizer (key included) and PowerPoint presentation bundle together and SAVE! This bundle is designed to support students in responding to the synthesis prompt on the AP Language and Composition exam, though the concepts could be adapted to any sort of writing.
AP Language and Composition Thesis as Enthymeme Graphic Organizer
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.
Thesis as Enthymeme PowerPoint
Designed to be used with a synthesis essay prompt, this PowerPoint presentation will guide students through creating a thesis statement through the lens of syllogisms and enthymemes.
Learning Objective/Success Criteria
Instructions for analyzing a synthesis prompt
Rationale for revising a working thesis as an enthymeme (link for video included)
Information for student notes (pair with handout; see below)
Instructions for peer feedback activity
This product is also available in the AP Language and Composition Bundle.
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