Document-Based Questions (DBQ) -AP World, European, US History Writing
Students will learn how to approach DBQ essays, analyze documents, and write a strong essay
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Document-Based Questions (DBQs) are foundational to demonstrating a student's skill at analyzing historical documents. They allow the student to show in a written format their understanding and contextualization of primary documents to consolidate their historical understanding. DBQs are also a key essay type on all history AP exams. I was an AP student myself, and I am now an AP teacher and grader. I have a solid understanding of the AP rubric, as well as the broader skill of DBQs in...
Students will learn how to approach and plan a DBQ. We will practice analyzing primary documents and presenting that analysis in an essay form, acknowledging point of view and historical context.
I have been an AP teacher and reader/grader for many years. I also have a master's degree in history from the University of Cambridge.
Weekly essay assignments will be provided to allow the student to develop the skills they learn in class.
Assessment can be provided in any form the family requests.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Brandy DahlenUniversity of Cambridge, M.A., AP, History, Literature, and Writing Teacher
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Feel free to request specific courses (topics) or sections (time/dates)! I am available for sections friendly to all international time zones. I will list sections as you request them. Hi everyone! I have a master's degree in history from the...