Today we are going to work on synthesising. When we synthesise, we use determining importance and summarising to be able to add to or change our thinking about a topic, character or text.
For the next two weeks we are focusing on synthesising from a nonfiction text.
We need to be able to synthesise to show we understand what we read and so we learn about the topics within out texts.
To show that we have been successful at synthesising, we are going to complete the following about the texts we read:
Before reading I think…
After reading I now think…