Intro to Synthesis Essays. Springboard Level 6 Unit One - EA2 Synthesizing the American Dream. Synthesis differs from other essays. It is a CONVERSATION between you and your sources, not just using them because they agree with your point
Springboard Level 6
Unit One - EA2
Synthesizing the American Dream
… Many doctors warn about the risks of childhood obesity because it is obviously a problem in our society. Scientists repeatedly warn about the repercussions of a “steady diet of McDonalds and Burger King” at such a young age. This is a valid point that most would not dispute. However, the fact can’t be ignored many families are not left with more healthy options. I can recall many times where a quick on-the-go drive through stop was required as opposed to the time it would take to cook a healthy meal. In fact, studies have shown that “Three quarters of American families choose to eat out at least once a week due to their busy schedules.” This shocking statistic seems to only raise another question: What is so important to families that they can’t sit down and enjoy a simple meal on a regular basis? Our priorities are clearly out of order.
Thesis: Cloning research, while necessary, should be limited to cases where it would save human life.
Thesis: Schools must enforce a balance between individual liberty and societal expectations.