Students who are practicing to write for the 2014-2015 Advanced Placement US History exam must be familiar with the Long Essay Question format. The nature of the essay prompts requires students to take a stand and defend this stance using historical fact and analysis. Students must also be familiar with the specific requirements of the AP Long Essay Question Rubric, which has 4 different variations. This lesson is designed to help students engineer a LEQ response using the skills of causation in the Period 4- 1800 to 1848.
This lesson is designed for content review and helps with writing organization, thesis construction, and the unique demands of the LEQ.