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Com 170 Week One-4

Summary, Analysis, Synthesis, Eval
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Sharon Mueller

on 16 November 2015

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Transcript of Com 170 Week One-4

Common Academic Purposes
Summary, Analysis, Synthesis, and Evaluation
Purpose
Tone CONTENT
Audience
In Academic Writing Remember
It communicates the main points of the document by
examination - individual points
identification - how the points relate to one another.
Analysis
The student uncovers
a discrepancy between the points that are backed up by statistics

those that require additional information.
The purpose of the synthesizer is to blend together the notes from individual instruments to form new, unique sounds.
A synthesis combines two or more items to create an entirely new item.
Evaluation paragraphs often follow summary, analysis, and synthesis paragraphs.
An evaluation judges the value of something and determines its worth.
Table 6.1 in your book may assist you with this process.
The Audience
Focus on
Demographics
Education
Prior Knowledge
Expectations
The Tone & Purpose
The writer's attitude.
Content
The material in your writing that addresses the audience, purpose, and tone of your paper and the audience.
Developing the Topic Sentence
Combination of Main Idea & Author's attitude.
That's not all!
Purpose
Topic
Purpose
Topic
etc.
Main Idea vs. Controlling Idea
Developing the paragraph
Topic
Supporting Sentences
Concluding Sentence
Main idea + personal opinion
Body
Supporting Sentence x 4
... small
Paragraph Structure Graphic Organizer
Conclusion
summary of main idea + personal opinion
Concluding Sentence
DON'T forget about Transitions
A connecting word or phrase that describes a relationship between ideas.
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