How do you think life in rural and urban areas is similar and/or different?

    For homework, please complete ONE body paragraph on the topic: How do you think life in rural and urban areas is similar and/or different?

    Use this form and these sources: Synthesis Writing Practice 2 B & Summer Sessions.docx

    Your paragraph should have:

    – a clear topic sentence comparing or contrasting life in rural and urban areas

    – 2 citations total, 1 or 2 from article 1 and 1 or 2 from article 2

    – a mix of paraphrases and direct quotes

    – a concluding sentence

    – 8-12 sentences total

    For your paragraph, you can follow this format:

    Topic sentence: your idea (similarity/difference about life in urban and rural areas)

    Supporting Idea 1: Your words

    Citation of same idea from both articles (paraphrase or direct quote)

    Explain the citation/connect it to your topic sentence

    Supporting Idea 2: Your words

    Citation from article 1 (paraphrase or direct quote)

    Explain the citation/connect it to your topic sentence

    Supporting Idea 3: Your words

    Citation from article 2 (paraphrase or direct quote)

    Explain the citation/connect it to your topic sentence

    Concluding sentence

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