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Week 4 - Synthesis Paragraph (Part II)

From the Opinion Paragraph to the Synthesis Paragraph
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Robert Ongcoy

on 2 August 2013

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Transcript of Week 4 - Synthesis Paragraph (Part II)

Synthesis Paragraph
So, you're worried about this synthesis paragraph
Which is better: iphone5 or Samsung Galaxy 4?
I own a Samsung, but I just wanted to hear OTHER people's opinions. Look at what I've read:
So...Make an OUTLINE
Don't forget to reference your sources and explain well!
Main idea:
Samsung is more durable (or
it lasts longer than) the iPhone 5.

Fact:
Samsung G4 lasts 2 minutes under water
iPhone 5 lasts 24 seconds.
Main idea:
The Samsung has a better camera
than the iPhone 5.

Fact
:
Samsung got 75 points for a camera test.
iPhone got 72 points.
Main idea:
Samsung is faster than iPhone 5 for processing.

Fact
:
Samsung S4 was 2x faster than iPhone 5 in a test made by Primate Labs.
Topic Sentence
1) Durability
2) Better camera
3)Processing Power
Samsung S4 phones are much better than the iPhone 5.
My Supporting Idea
Source: Pimental (2013)
Descriptive sentence:
Samsung can sustain more damage than the iPhone can. (This means it can last longer.)
My Supporting Sentence
Source: Smith (2013)
Descriptive sentence:
For people who love making videos or taking pictures, Samsung ranks higher than iPhone.
My Supporting Sentence
Source: Kovach (2013)
Descriptive sentence:
Explain how this can help with applications....
Topic
sentence
Supporting
Sentence 1
To being with,
the ability to sustain damage is an important factor that Samsung is better at than Apple.
Descriptive
Sentence 1 & 2
In fact
,
Pimental (2013)

reports that the Samsung phone is more durable than the iPhone 5. To illlustrate, when both phones were put under water, the S4 lasted 2 minutes, while the iPhone 5 lasted only 24 seconds.
Supporting
Sentence 2
Descriptive
Sentence 1 & 2
For instance
, in a camera test, the Samsung received 75 points for video and photography quality.
On the other hand,
the iPhone 5 only scored 72 points.
When comparing Apple and Samsung smartphones, users who wish to buy a new one
should consider the Samsung S4 as the better phone.
Supporting
Sentence 3
Finally,
the Samsung S4 is shown to be almost two times faster than the iPhone 5 because it has quad processors while the iPhone 5 has dual processors (Kovachs 2013).
Descriptive
Sentence 1 & 2
This is appealing for customers because this means that they can use more powerful apps to work with video, photos, music, and games.
Conclusion
Sentence
To summarize,
the Samsung Galaxy phone is much better than the iPhone 4 because of durability, camera quality, and processing power.
Don't. It's still a burger.
Introduce
TOPIC
& argument.
Supporting Sentences (vegetables)
are important because they explain 2-3 different reasons for your argument.
Descriptive Sentences (Meat)
explain reasons
give specific examples
Summarize
the argument & reasons.
Comparing "Burgers"
Introduce
TOPIC & argument.
Supporting Sentences (vegetables)
are important because they explain 2-3 different reasons for your argument.
Descriptive Sentences (Meat)
explain reasons
These reasons can be *your* personal thoughts.
gives examples
These can be personal examples, or
general knowledge
about a topic.

Summarize
the argument & reasons.
An
opinion
paragraph
An
synthesis
paragraph
Introduce
TOPIC & argument.
Supporting Sentences (vegetables)
(same)

You could:
CITE and PARAPHRASE an argument from a text here,
or
Use your OWN explanation here.
Descriptive Sentences (Meat)
Explains the reasons further of the PARAPHRASE
gives examples to support the PARAPHRASE
or
CITE and PARAPHRASE information from the text to support YOUR argument.

Summarize
the argument & reasons.
Next
, for people who love making videos or taking pictures, Samsung ranks higher than iPhone.
Note:
Here, you can cite an argument
from an author.
Now, put your paragraph together!
Topic
sentence
Supporting
Sentence 1
To being with,
the ability to sustain damage is an important factor that Samsung is better at than Apple.
Supporting
Sentence 2
When comparing Apple and Samsung smartphones, users who wish to buy a new one
should consider the Samsung S4 as the better phone.
Supporting
Sentence 3
Finally,
the Samsung S4 is shown to be almost two times faster than the iPhone 5 because it has quad processors while the iPhone 5 has dual processors (Kovachs 2013).
Conclusion
Sentence
To summarize,
the Samsung Galaxy phone is much better than the iPhone 4 because of durability, camera quality, and processing power.
Next
, for people who love making videos or taking pictures, Samsung ranks higher than iPhone.
Note
:
Unlike the first two examples, here you can try to explain the PARAPHRASE further and give examples about it.
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