FLEXIBLE U.S. History DBQs Use Primary Sources to Draw Student Connections to the Here and Now—DOWNLOAD TODAY!
Delve into U.S. History primary source analysis like never before with Document-Based Question Activities. In each of the 28 chronological DBQs, students analyze pivotal eras of history to make valuable connections.
Digital Download includes a complete teacher edition PDF and editable PDF student pages for each book. Printable and projectable, digital DBQs are perfect for seamless teaching in class, at home, or any combination.
- Student DBQ activities are separated into individual and interactive PDF files your students can type directly into. They simply type their responses, save, and send it back to you!
- A teacher answer key for each DBQ is grouped with the corresponding sample student essay position for easy access!
- Activities are designed to work with any LMS, including Google Classroom, Canvas, and Schoology.
Assess student progress, practice document analysis, prepare for testing, strengthen historical thinking skills, and more with:
- Instructions and tips to improve student scores
- Ready-to-go reproducible primary source documents and analysis questions
- Essay question prompts with sample positions and a scoring rubric
- C3 and Common Core national standards alignment
Document-Based Question Activities from European Migration Through the Civil War:
- The Great European Migration
- The Colonies Take Off!
- Prelude to Revolution
- The American Revolution
- Challenges of a New Nation
- The Constitution
- His Majesty George Washington?
- Jefferson Buys 530 Million Acres
- Growing Pains
- When Smokestacks Were Beautiful
- The Race Wars Continue
- America at a Crossroads
- The Tragic Prelude to War
- Brother Against Brother
Document-Based Question Activities from Reconstruction to Today:
- Recovery and Expansion
- The Double-Edged Sword of Capitalism
- Progressive Spirit and Reform
- Imperial America
- The End of Innocence
- The Roaring Twenties
- The Great Depression and a New Deal
- The Last Great War
- Peace and the Cold War
- The Flower Children March
- Chaos, Order, and Social Change
- The Reagan Revolution
- The Modern President
- In Your Lifetime
Download the free sample chapters located in "Additional Info."
©2019. High school. Reproducible. 135 and 143 pages. Set includes one of each book.
Digital Books Download: PDFs.
Print Books: Spiral-bound. 8.5 x 11 inches. The print books do NOT include digital PDFs.
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