Dbq essay: How Democratic Was Andrew Jackson hush



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DBQ Essay: How Democratic Was Andrew Jackson

HUSH
Objectives:

  • To formulate and support a strong thesis that answers the prompt.

  • To utilize documents to support your arguments.

  • To integrate contextual/background information to support your arguments. Use concrete facts.

  • To use language creatively to express your ideas.

  • To write and organized essay that clearly states your ideas.

  • To exhibit analysis of the documents and the key issues.

Guidelines: You must….



  • Formulate a strong thesis.

  • Write a preliminary outline of your essay.

  • Integrate documentary evidence to support your claims and CITE all documents.

  • Integrate factual support of each idea. Use outside information.

  • Write a strong introduction that includes background information.

  • Write a strong conclusion that emphasizes the importance of the period and the topic.

  • Use proper grammar and spelling. Write your draft legibly or type it (Anything that I cannot read will be returned unread for a rewrite).

Rubric:

Guidelines

Points Possible

Points Earned

Introduction:

10





Body paragraphs:

30 (10 each)






Conclusion:

10





Analysis: Evidence that documents have been studied and their connection to the topic is clear; connection to context.

15






Organization: Well-written, evidence of planning, clear communication of ideas.

15





Mechanics/Grammar/Spelling: No use of “I”, “you”, “our”, etc.; easy to read; careful spelling and grammar

10





Outline

10




Extras: Outside sources, typing







Total

100






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