Learn how to read and annotate a DBQ Document so that it makes sense. Take the information from that Document to write a DBQ paragraph by completing a Document Analysis. Then use that Document Analysis to write a perfect paragraph for your DBQ essay.

Step 1-Annotating the Document

  1. Write the meaning of any and all words next to the word you do not understand as shown in the example below.

2. Next to each paragraph write what the paragraph means. Example is shown below…

Step 2-Use the Document Analysis

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Be sure to complete all parts of the Document Analysis. Each part is essential to a good paragraph. The top part will help you understand the point of view of the article. The second part will ensure you have the topic sentence, supporting details, and argument.

Step 3-Putting it All Together

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