Synthesis Essay

Here is everything you need to know for the synthesis essay:

Schedule- Outline due on Wednesday.

Wed-Friday is in class writing. Due Friday at the end of class. No extensions. I get it Friday or it is zero. Printed copy on my desk AND posted in TEAMS. We can stay here until 3pm on Friday to make this happen. Plan accordingly.

Mechanical and grammatical skills :

  1. Colons and semicolons- see the board and do the exercise in No Red Ink
  2. Combining sentences- no comma splices. Attempt at fluency. Catch up with No Red Ink
  3. Quote integration and formatting. See below
  4. Transition words used correctly

Rubric :

Example of a synthesis 

Quote formatting 





Tuesday- Gothic Literature

No Red Ink- there is more practice on how to use THAMO at the beginning of a sentence and in the middle. Please do this on your own time before the 19th.

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Here are some other sources to read if you are interested in the Gothic genre.

Gothic Literary Genre

British Library (video)

Lit Critics (video)