Social Studies Essay Writing!
Social Studies Essay Writing
Writing Document-Based Question Essays & Thematic Essays in Social Studies
This packet of tips, do's and don'ts covers everything your students need to know in writing a document-based or thematic essay!
Included in this product:
• Essay Writing in Social Studies Cover page
• Essay Writing in Social Studies cover page for students
• Common Key Action Words Page
• Thematic Essay "Tip Sheet"
• Document-Based Question (DBQ) "Tip Sheet"
• Writing a "good" DBQ body paragraph that includes documents & outside information
• Transitional Words and Phrases sheet
• Rules of Writing: Do's & Don'ts
★★ Please NOTE: I am a teacher from New York where our students are required to learn to write DBQ's and Thematic Essays. You and your state may call the essays something entirely different! It is a great tool for your students no matter what you call the essays!
★ I spend two to three days and go over this entire packet with my students. Then, I print in color and laminate the packet and keep it posted in my classroom year-round!
★ If you are interested in teaching your students how to implement primary/secondary sources in their writing, find my Primary and Secondary Sources packet, HERE!
If you would like more information on how to execute this lesson/activity in your class, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Digital Papers by Erin Bradley
Clipart by Melonheadz & Original Illustrations by KERRI WEBB - Kerri's Art Corner
Fonts by Kimberly Geswein & Kevin & Amanda
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For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.