Synthesis: Definition & Meaning


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The word synthesis means which of the following?

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1. When you use synthesis in literature, your end product can be which of the following?

2. In the writing example, synthesis involved which of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Synthesis is the idea of taking pieces of information and constructing something new from them, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the concept. You will be assessed on your understanding of the meaning and different types of synthesis.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Literature
  • Writing
  • Synthesis
  • Types of synthesis

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related literature lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding synthesis
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about synthesis

Additional Learning

To learn more about literature, review the accompanying lesson on Synthesis in Literature. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the meaning and use of synthesis
  • Know the different types of synthesis
  • Identify examples of synthesis