How to write a D B Q
Read the Question • Brainstorm: “Odometer” • Take notes relating to the documents • Answer scaffolding questions • Outline Essay • Write Essay • Proofread Essay
Introduction: • Introduce the Essay- in your own words • Thesis Statement: Take a stand
Body Paragraphs: • Arrange paragraphs around the tasks NOT around the documents. • Address all parts of the question! • Support your ideas with relevant facts and details…(brainstorm and notes from documents) • Cite documents
Conclusion: • Yes, You need one! • Summarize entire essay • Restate main ideas • Nothing new! • You use “in conclusion” or “as you can see”
Important Terms Discuss/Describe Analyze Compare/Contrast Evaluate
How do I add outside info???? • Use your brainstorm and notes from the documents. • Analyze the documents… • Criticize or reaffirm the information in the document. • Is it a positive or harmful message.
Analyze the point of view of the document. • Explain the document’s importance in history. • Compare information to another document.