They are pegs and loops on which we can hang up, or from which we can take down, at pleasure, the wardrobe of a moral imagination, the relics of our best affections, the tokens and records of our happiest hours.They are all only the raw material to weave into and make up words.
Below you'll find more information about the specific types of Synthesis Essays you'll be asked to create: Compare and Contrast and the Five-Paragraph Essay.
Below are links to help you construct your Synthesis Essay: The five-paragraph essay is the classic format for essay-writing.
Please see your IALC assignment for more informaition.
This comparing and contrasting may also be linked to a theme.
A good tentative thesis will help you focus your search for information. You must do a lot of background reading before you know enough about a subject to identify key or essential questions.
You may not know how you stand on an issue until you have examined the evidence.
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The five-paragraph essay has 1) And introductory paragraph, 2) A thesis statement (topic, main idea, or argument), which lists three points you will make in your essay, 3) Three paragraphs, one for each of your three points, and 4) A conclusion.
See the links below for tips on how to write the five-paragraph essay, with examples.