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Write About Reading

SESSION 4  |  Grades 3-12 / ELL Levels 3-5 | HANDOUT

Synthesize before writing

Step 1: Collect

Collect text details organized by source.

Code texts to identify new, additional, & contradictory details.

Step 2: Combine

Recognize what a synthesis is—and isn’t.

Provide the synthesis for readers to support.

Pre-select details for readers to synthesize.

Generate a working synthesis

Teacher Resource | Synthesis Process

Synthesis Template | PDF | Google Slide

Synthesize from multiple sources.
Lesson | PDF Smartboard

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