Planning Your Synthesis Paper

Planning Your Synthesis Paper - Planning Your Synthesis...

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Planning Your Synthesis Paper: Step-by-Step Suggestions Do not begin writing your paper yet. Begin with the planning stages. 1.) Search for relevant information. Look for the places in which the authors deal with the idea the prompt asks you to address. 2.) Compare ideas between authors. Note those places in which at least two, and if possible all three, authors seem to be addressing a very similar idea or aspect of the issue. These are the places where the connection is the strongest between all your authors, and they're the places that you will need to examine further. But while you should be taking notes on all these ideas, you should NOT be writing them into your paper yet, as this will result in summary. Instead: 3.) Examine these connections (comparisons, similarities) for differences. Think about the connections and what each author thinks about them. Inevitably, you will discover that each author will address these similar ideas and behaviors
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