US History - DBQ Essays Writing
The essay is scored from zero to five (0-5), and reflects certain requirements in order to achieve a solid score at each level. A student should learn those steps and/or requirements in order to achieve the highest score possible. The first place to start is the Generic Scoring Rubric. Understanding the Generic Scoring Rubric is the key for a successful essay since the Social Studies teachers grading your exam must use the same scoring rubric.
You may also use our Essay Writing Guide for reference.
A DBQ Essay Graphic Organizer is available for a step by step guide through the writing process.
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