These editable DBQ Essay writing tools assist students in analyzing the documents*, sorting the documents into categories, and writing their thesis. In addition, I've included a detailed rubric that allows you to efficiently assess essays while providing meaningful, detailed feedback to your students.
Compatible with any set of DBQ documents. DBQ documents not included*.
Rubric assesses the full essay including: introduction, thesis, topic sentences, concrete details (evidence), commentary (evidence analysis), conclusion, grammar/spelling, organization, etc.
Uses TS (topic sentence), CD (concrete detail or evidence), CM (commentary or evidence analysis) structure for grading body paragraphs.
• Class set of each included handout
• DBQ Documents (not included)
-Suggested use of materials outline: helps you implement these resources into your lessons
-DBQ Document Analysis Handout: helps student assess source reliability, main point, and connection to the prompt
-Grouping & Thesis Work Handout: Helps students sort through potential categories/groupings for their essay (these categories will become their body paragraphs) AND create a concept thesis using their categories
-Accountability Slips Template: For use throughout the essay work days to keep students focused, productive, and accountable
-Detailed DBQ Essay Rubric