Reading Between the Lines
Improve your Scores on English & Social Studies TestsBook - 2002
Students taking standardized test have to answer the document-based question -or DBQ. As a result many schools are introducing DBQ's into their core curriculum. DBQ is a term that refers to any information in print. It could be a contract, a table or graph, a newspaper article, or even a political cartoon. As a parent you want to help-but how can your child learn the strategies they need to succeed? Let Reading Between the Lines be your guide! This useful companion teaches your child how to be read and analyze the pertinent information asked in a DBQ and then tells how to master the art of writing the DBQ essay. This important manual is designed to help students by - Explaining the DBQ and its various parts. - Offering a glossary of terms related to document-based essays and questions. - Providing innovative strategies for interpreting textual and graphic information. - Instructing students on the methods used to write and revise a document-based essay. - Showing the child how to use a graphic organizer to write an essay. - Presenting sample document-based essays in history. - Locating the pitfalls of DBQ's and modeling ways to avoid them.
Publisher: New York : LearningExpress, c2002.
Edition: 1st ed. --
Branch Call Number: YA 371.26 Dal
Characteristics: 236 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.