Presentation on theme: "Launch List 1. Have DBQ packet and answers out from yesterday."— Presentation transcript:
1Launch List1. Have DBQ packet and answers out from yesterday
2How to write a DBQThe Key to writing a solid DBQ is coming up with a good thesis.The thesis is the task restated as something you are going to prove.
3Think of it as a Love Letter Task: Discuss 3 reasons you love your special someone, and 2 reasons you will be together forever.=Thesis: There are many reasons I love you, and many reasons we will be together forever.
4Body Paragraphs MAKE A T CHART based on the Task Reasons I love youReasons we will be together forever.
5Where do you put your thesis? THESIS STATEMENT = The last sentence of your introduction paragraph.*****What you are going to prove*****Thesis: There are many reasons I love you, and many reasons we will be together forever.
6How do you prove it ?In your body paragraphs, using the documents.
7How long does my essay have to be? 6 paragraphs1 Introduction2,3,4,5 4 body paragraphs(1 for each document you want to use)6. Conclusion
9IntroductionYou need to give the reader information on the topic to “set the scene”5 W’sWho did it effect?What was happening during this time?Where did this take place?When did it happen?Why was it interesting?Use parts of your historical context
10IntroductionUse parts of your historical context
11Introduction You CANNOT RE-WRITE THE HISTORICAL CONTEXT (Although you must use information from it)
12Body Paragraphs Pick 4 documents that will prove your thesis Make a T Chart
13Body Paragraphs MAKE A T CHART based on the Task New rights for FreedmanRights taken away
14Body Paragraphs Use 4 documents 2 new rights 2 how rights were taken awayBe sure to reference them “As shown in document # 1…
15Outside Information Knowledge about the topic not in the documents Put this in any body paragraph, or write a separate paragraph.
16Conclusion ParagraphRundown or summarize what you proved.
17Total ParagraphsThere is no maximum # of Paragraphs, only a minimum of 6