Stages of Thinking

Stages of Thinking - differences within apparent...

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Stages of Thinking (and their correlated grades) STAGE —And specific approach Correlated Grade 1.) SUMMARY a.) Description or summary of author points………………. ................ NP b.) Description that responds to author points with personal opinion or digressions………………………………. ..NP 2.) COMPARE AND CONTRAST a.) Comparison of author points that notes similarities and differences (including “pseudo-synthesis”)…. ....……………………….……….NP b.) Comparison of author points that notes similarities and differences and offers an opinion about what is right…………………. ...………NP c.) Comparison of authors that notes
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Unformatted text preview: differences within apparent similarities (connective thinking). .... ..probable NP 3.) SYNTHESIS a.) Comparison that imagines how authors might respond to differences, refutations, or repudiations from other authors (distant puppeteering).. ..probable C or C+ b.) Paper that takes an original position to resolve the differences among authors through analysis of textual evidence, arriving at a useful sense of what those differences might mean or what might we might do with them.. .B or A range...
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