In this activity, students will examine 7 documents about the siege written between 700 BCE and 70 CE., and will be asked to consider the factors that lead to the failure of the siege.
This assignment relies on the ACE and ABCDE methods. A power point to introduce this methods is available for free from this store.
This assignment includes introductory level scaffolding for key skills such as sourcing, corroboration and using evidence as part of the response. (6 pages)
A second version has been included that has the scaffolding removed so that it may be given as a traditional DBQ. (4 pages)
This activity is aligned to the new AP history rubrics (effective fall 2017)