Synthesis Essay

Project 3: Synthesis Essay

Instructions: Write an essay of 800-1000 words that asserts an original claim and develops it with support that synthesizes three to four of the following texts:

Don't use plagiarized sources. Get Your Custom Essay on
Synthesis Essay
Get a plagiarism free paper Just from $13/Page
Order Essay

 

“Being an Elephant Mom in the Time of the Tiger Mother”

“Parents are Robbing Their Children of Adulthood”

“The Rise of the Lawnmower Parent”

“In Defense of Lawnmower Parents”

 

Your response should demonstrate your ability to follow MLA style guidelines to introduce sources with attribution, to quote, to paraphrase, to document as needed, and to cite all sources included in the essay.

 

Keep this general rhetorical situation in mind:

 

Your writing should follow genre conventions for academic essays.

Your purpose is to synthesize.

Your audience is an academic audience, specifically NWCC English Composition I students and professors, some of whom are familiar with the sources, some of whom are not.

 

Focus on demonstrating these skills in your writing:

1. Write compositions containing a focused thesis developed by a logical sequence of detailed support.

2. Follow genre conventions for the academic essay, write consistently with the purpose of drawing connections and distinctions among the views of multiple authors, and to meet the expectations of the academic audience.

3. Integrate source citations (specifically direct quotations and parphrases) effectively with original writing according to current MLA style.

4. Present final draft writing that has been effectively edited to conform to Edited Standard Written English (ESWE).

5. Apply a process of working in stages to complete the project, including but not limited to the steps fostered through the Synthesis module.

 

For further guidance, please refer to the resources in the Synthesis module of our Canvas course. If you have questions, send a Canvas message. If you need help at any stage of your process, make an appointment at the Writing Center!

Grading Rubric for the Synthesis Essay Project

 

This rubric will be used to score complete, original essays that respond to the specific requirements of the assignment. A grade of 0% or 50% will be recorded for essays that have plagiarized content, that do not integrate sources, do not follow the assignment prompt, or are not substantial enough to be considered complete, final draft writing.

 

To MEET EXPECATIONS, the writing should demonstrate:

 

Points awarded for EXPECTATIONS

NOT MET/MET/EXCEEDED

 

A clearly stated thesis that asserts an original claim about the topic or the treatment of the topic by multiple writers.

 

NOT MET: 6

MET: 8

EXCEEDED: 10

 

Logical organization that supports the purpose of synthesis, preferably with point-by-point structure. Transitions are used to guide the reader.

 

 

NOT MET: 6

MET: 8

EXCEEDED: 10

 

Development that coherently combines sufficient evidence from multiple sources with interpretation and explanation to advance and prove the thesis.

 

 

NOT MET: 6

MET: 8

EXCEEDED: 10

 

Attention to genre conventions for the academic essay, the purpose of synthesis, and the expectations of the academic audience.

 

 

NOT MET: 12

MET: 16

EXCEEDED: 20

 

Ability to integrate sources in a variety of ways, with In-text citations that follow MLA guidelines, and a variety of source citations used effectively—both quotation and paraphrase—to support claims. Source citations are integrated smoothly, avoiding problems detailed in “Annoying Ways People Use Sources.” The Works Cited page includes accurate, complete citations that match the sources cited in the text of the essay.

 

 

 

 

NOT MET: 18

MET: 24

EXCEEDED: 30

 

Edited Standard Written English–The essay is free from serious or repeated errors in grammar and mechanics that distract the reader from the ideas being communicated. The final draft is presented in MLA Format.

 

 

NOT MET: 12

MET: 16

EXCEEDED: 20

Those 4 articles in the drop box are the ones you are synthesizing!!!!!!!!!!! please make sure to cite the 4 articles too on a work cited page. I’m also dropping more notes on how the essay should be written according to my professor.

Notes: Organizing the Synthesis Essay
Structure for synthesis:

To organize your essay, follow the point-by-point organizational structure of the synthesis grid.

Before you begin, consider the order in which you will present the common themes of the sources in your essay to your readers. You may want to adjust the order you used for the grid now that you are thinking through how to present it to the audience.

Here is a general example of a point-by-point organizational structure:

Introduction:
Hook or attention grabber
Introduction of the topic
Thesis statement
Body:
1st common theme
Discussion of each author’s perspective
Explanation of your take that connects back to the thesis
2nd common theme
Discussion of each author’s perspective
Explanation of your take that connects back to the thesis
3rd common theme
Discussion of each author’s perspective
Explanation of your take that connects back to the thesis
4th aspect of the issue, etc.
Conclusion:

Reiterate (without exactly restating) the thesis
Unify the essay with a return to the hook or attention grabber

Master Homework
Order Now And Get A 20% Discount!
Pages (550 words)
Approximate price: -

Advantages of using our writing services

Custom Writing From Scratch

All our custom papers are written by qualified writers according to your instructions, thus evading any case of plagiarism. Our team consists of native writers from the USA, Canada, and the Uk, making it convenient for us to find the best to handle your order.

Unlimited Free Revisions

If you feel your paper didn't meet all your requirements, we won't stop till it's perfect. You're entitled to request a free revision within 7 days after we submit your paper.

Quality Writing In Any Format

If you have issues with citing sources and referencing, you need not worry. Our writers are highly knowledgeable in referencing, including APA/MLA/Havard/Chicago/Turabian and all other formatting styles.

Fast Delivery And Adherence To The Deadline

All our custom papers are delivered on time, even the most urgent. If we need more time to perfect your paper, we may contact you via email or phone regarding the deadline extension.

Originality & Security

At Master Homework, your security and privacy is our greatest concern. For this reason, we never share your personal information with third parties. We use several writing tools to ensure your paper is original and free from plagiarism.

24/7 Customer Support

Our agents are online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and are always ready to serve you. Feel free to contact us through email or talk to our live agents whenever you need assistance with your order.

Try it now!

Calculate the price of your order

We'll send you the first draft for approval by at
Total price:
$0.00

How it works?

Follow these simple steps to get your paper done

Place your order

Fill in the order form and provide all details of your assignment.

Proceed with the payment

Choose the payment system that suits you most.

Receive the final file

Once your paper is ready, we will email it to you.

Our Services

We work nonstop to see the best client experience.

Pricing

Flexible Pricing

We offer pocket-friendly prices that coincide with the preferred client's deadline.

Communication

Admission help & Client-Writer Contact

Our support team is always ready to ensure vital interaction between you and the writer whenever you need to elaborate on something.

Deadlines

Paper Submission

We deliver our papers early within the stipulated deadlines. We are glad to help you if there should be an occurrence of any alterations required.

Reviews

Customer Feedback

Your review, positive or negative, is of great concern to us and we take it very seriously. We are, consequently adjusting our policies to ensure the best customer/writer experience.