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Document Based Question (DBQ)
A Document Based Question (DBQ) is a free response essay question which requires students to read, analyze and sort anywhere from four to sixteen expository documents and functional texts charts, tables and images. Once analyzed the documents are used as evidence to support a grade-level appropriate expository- argumentative essay in response to a question such as, “How Does the Constitution Guard Against Tyranny?” What is a DBQ?
The Process Hook Activity (engaging the students/activating prior knowledge) Background Essay (obtaining new knowledge/vocabulary) Pre-bucketing (forming a hypothesis) Document Analysis (examining individual documents) Step One Step Two Step Five Step Three Step Four The Analytical Question (examining the question) Step Eight Step Seven Step Six Bucketing – Gross Analysis (grouping the documents) Thrash-out (clarifying evidence and argument) Synthesis (creating a powerful thesis and organizing the essay)
DBQ Implementation District-wide
DA Instructional Element 3. Lesson Planning and Delivery b. Essential Questions 4. Higher Order Questioning and Discourse a. Questioning strategies and techniques promote higher order thinking b. Teacher uses, models, scaffolds, and elicits higher order thinking c. Students demonstrate higher order thinking 5. Student Engagement a. Teacher actively engages students through a variety of learning strategies b. Students interact and participate in the learning process 6. Rigorous Tasks a. High level Cognitive Complexity is evident Assessments a. Data is received in a timely manner to inform instruction b. Criteria for judging quality work is established and shared with students 7. Differentiated Instruction a. Instructional delivery is student specific b. Small group and center activities are planned to meet varied needs c. Teachers scaffolds on-grade level instruction to meet the needs of all students DBQ Alignment to Differentiated Accountability Instructional Elements
FCAT 2.0 Types of Reading Texts Types of Literary TextTypes of Informational Text Fiction Short Stories Poetry Historical fiction DBQs Fables make these Folk tales, tall tales types of texts Legends accessible and Myths relevant to Fantasy students Drama Excerpts from longer works Nonfiction Biographical & autobiographical sketches Diaries, memoirs, journals & letters Essays (personal and classical narratives) Critiques Primary Sources/Nonfiction Historical documents (e.g., Bill of Rights) Essays (e.g., informational, persuasive, analytical, historical scientific) Letters, journals, diaries Secondary Sources/Nonfiction Magazine articles Newspaper articles Editorials Encyclopedia articles Functional Materials Consumer documents (e.g., warranties, manuals, contracts, applications) How-to articles Brochures, flyers Schedules Web pages
Based on Florida’s Grade 9-12 American History standards Civil War and Reconstruction through Present Questions based on historical documents will be included Multiple choice only, multiple forms to be given Entirely computer based, except for students with pertinent IEPs or 504 plans Florida’s United States History End-of-Course Examination