Synthesising is when we learn new information or change our thinking during/after reading. We can record our thinking while reading to show how our thinking is changing.

Brazil is the host of this years soccer world cup beginning in the coming days. We are going to complete a synthesising wheel on Brazil and use the link below to read and change our thoughts on the country.

To begin you will need to to write down your thinking about Brazil before you start reading. As you read you can then add to your thoughts. Your thoughts might change or you may learn something new about the country.

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/countries/brazil.html

Once you have read the text and written down your thoughts, you will your thinking into a synthesising wheel by using the link below.

http://www.festisite.com/text-layout/