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Part 2. The synthesis grid

There are five questions in part two of this practice activity.

Each question contains the notes a student has taken on a filing card for one source while researching the essay question on business management.

Each question also contains some of the same information in a synthesis grid format.

To complete the activity:

  • Read the notes taken down on the card.
  • Rollover the completed cells in the synthesis grid below the notes to see how the student could have recorded this information in a much more useful form.
  • Then use the relevant parts of the notes taken on the card to type your answers in the empty table cell in the synthesis grid. Don’t worry if you have not used exactly the same words.