Rubric for 7th grade DBQ essays. This resource is part of Unit 10: DBQ Week and the Social Studies 7 course.


  • Language Arts > General
  • Language Arts > Writing
  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > Global Awareness
  • Social Studies > United States History
  • Social Studies > World History

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10


dbq essay rubric



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On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2008-08-15.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3

Reviewer Comments:

This Document Based Question scoring guide offers detailed information on how an essay achieves its score. Each element of the 4 paragraph essay is graded on a scale of – 4. The rubric easily guides the writing and can be a useful tool for writing any essay.
benclifford benclifford
October 2, 2008
I need a lesson teacher for my son
Arden Dilley
September 22, 2008
How about putting it in a PDA format for those of us without MS Word!
Susan Ellman
I like your written documents, but I was sorry that the pictures didn't appear. I also wonder whether you've incorporated DBQ's into your lessons prior to Unit 10. If this…

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