2nd grade teacher Chris Hayes and Washoe’s Social Studies Coordinator Angela Orr have been working on creating Document Based Questions (DBQs) for the primary grades with connections to the Core Knowledge Domains. Their first efforts are linked below and Angela and Chris are hopeful that practitioners, who download, will consider providing feedback on their prototypes.
DBQs give students an opportunity to practice reading about history from a variety of perspectives through primary and secondary resources. You can watch several DBQ overview videos here.
2nd Grade War of 1812 DBQ
2nd Grade Greek Myths DBQ