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									DBQ Practice Worksheet
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Name ____________________________________________ /29 points Purpose: To focus on the key ingredients of the DBQ. 1. Read the attached DBQ. 2. For each document in the DBQ, paraphrase the main idea in your own words, using no more than two sentences. (The main idea should focus on answering the question.) (1 point each) Document 1 Document 2 Document 3 Document 4 Document 5 Document 6 Document 7 Document 8 3. Now, choose three documents about which to write a point-of-view statement (be sure to relate to the source—who wrote it, type of source, etc.). Be sure to provide an attribution for each source within the statement. (3 points) Doc # _ ____ _______________________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________________ Doc # _ ____ _______________________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________________ Doc # _ ____ _______________________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________________ 4. Next, decide which aspects of the argument are missing: whose voice is absent? Identify three NEW voices that you need to better analyze the question and explain why you want that new voice. (Write as a sentence.) (3 points) A. B. C. 5. Then, group your documents into three different categories, and list the documents by number for each category. Do this two times. Think about the question and how you want to answer it while doing this. (2 points) A. Categories 1________________________________ 2_ _____________________________ 3____________________________ Doc #s___________________________ _ _____________________________ ____________________________ B. Categories 1________________________________ 2_ _____________________________ 3____________________________ Doc #s___________________________ _ _____________________________ ____________________________

6. Write your introduction/thesis paragraph (6–8 sentences). Reexamine your documents and the question. Underline the operative terms in the question. What are you supposed to do? Consider change over time, comparisons, and so forth. The thesis paragraph should do the following: answer the question (do not be vague or restate the question), address all parts of the question, and include the historical/global context and a road map. (10 points) _______________________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________________________ 7. Please write a topic sentence for each of your body paragraphs. Make the topic sentences analytical by relating them to one part of your thesis. Each should state the main idea that you will prove with evidence in the body of the paragraph. (3 points) Body Paragraph 1 _______________________________________________________________________________________________ Body Paragraph 2 _______________________________________________________________________________________________ Body Paragraph 3 _______________________________________________________________________________________________


								
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