Our first Document Based Question (DBQ) will be distributed today and is due on Tuesday, September 22. DBQs include a main question, a set of documents (writings, maps, pictures, graphs, etc.) that will help you in answering the question, a set of guiding questions (to help you work towards a correct and complete answer) and a blank page for your final written answer. These packets can be overwhelming to students at first. I am planning to give very little instruction for the first DBQ. I like to see what the students can do on their own and then design my instruction for future DBQs based on their strengths and areas for growth. We will be working on DBQs all year and students will have the skill mastered by the spring! Please email me if you have any questions.