In this activity, students will examine 7 document extracts (mainly from the Russian Primary chronicle) relating to the Kievan Rus, and will be asked to assess the evolving nature of their relationship with the Byzantine Empire.
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. (8 pages)
A seven document version has been included which also has the scaffolding removed so that it may be given as a traditional DBQ. (5 pages)
This activity is aligned to the new AP history rubrics (effective fall 2017)