Synthesize

Fusion + Thesis = Synthesis

What it is:

Creative thinking skill


Building new ideas


Invention and innovation


Risk taking


Blending

What it is not:

Merely summarizing


Retelling


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.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7dEGoJdb6O0&edufilter=0NsmCsBD3UGorqyU6yfFOg