Democratizing the DBQ: Helping ALL Students Read, Think, and Write In History and ELA Classrooms

San Diego, California: June 18, 2019
  • Are you looking for ways to incorporate more and better inquiry lessons into your courses?
  • Do you need some ideas about how to keep the rigorous work of reading and writing engaging for students?

This lively one-day training will provide history, social science, and literature teachers in grades 4-12 with instructional strategies, sample lessons, and strategies for teaching document-based questions. Our instructional approach is designed to inspire great teaching and learning while meeting the goals of the new CA HSS Framework. Beth Montgomery of the DBQ Project will provide practical, hands-on experience spotlighting materials from the new Mini-Qs in California and American History Binder. The purchase of DBQ binders and/ or a DBQ Online subscription is encouraged but not required. Participants will receive a sample lesson to use and adapt for classroom use.

Intended Audience:
Teachers Grades 4-12 in Social Studies or Language Arts

San Diego County Office of Education
6401 Linda Vista Road, Annex C
San Diego, CA 92111
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Beth Montgomery

$65 includes lunch and resources

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