DIRECTIONS 1 SOURCES
Writing a Synthesis Argument
The traditional American school year contains about 180 days, with a summer break of 1 0-12 weeks. Some school districts around the cow, have ckcided to alter that schedule by eliminating the big summer vacation-instead, having a year-round school schedule with vacation days evenly distributed throughout the calendar year.
Carefully read the following five sources, including the introductory information for each source.
Write an essay that synthesizes material from at least three of the sources and develops your position on whether your school should maintain, adjust, or eliminate its current summer break.
• Source A (Granderson)
• Source 8 (Westneat)
• Source C (chart)
• Source D (Yglesias)
• Source E (Balakrishnan)
Submit your response you should rlo the following:
• Reaponel to the prompt with a the the presents a defensible
• Select a. use evidence from a least three of the provided sources to support your line of reasoning Indicate dearly the sources uSetl thr.911 direct puotatio.panpluese, or summery. Sours m rc orn by us the Oescriplion in parecentheses.
• Explain bow the evidence supports your line., re.s…9-