Fusion + Thesis = Synthesis

What it is:

Creative thinking skill

Building new ideas

Invention and innovation

Risk taking


What it is not:

Merely summarizing


Creating a synopsis of disconnected parts

A mosaic

Looks like...

Students coming up with five words to summarize a story.

Students creating a symbol to represent a character.

Students drawing a four-panel cartoon depicting a key concept.

Students displaying specific artifacts for a field-trip report.