Designed to be used with a synthesis essay prompt for AP Language and Composition, 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
Pair this presentation with the Thesis as Enthymeme Graphic Organizer for a powerful lesson on thesis statements for synthesis/argumentative essays. These products are available bundled together in the Thesis as Enthymeme BUNDLE.
This product is also available in the AP Language and Composition Bundle.
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