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10 activities to practice DBQs and historical analysis writing

Learning activities for historical analysis writing.

Explore activities focused on the skills of document-based questions, social studies, and writing in the humanities.

Writing a response to a Document-based Question requires the rigorous analysis of historical sources. Like any new skill, it’s a process to be learned, one that only develops through targeted practice.

Consider implementing activities from this guide to provide low-stakes practice environments for students to hone their DBQ and Historical Analysis skills.