Writing Process Gandhi DBQ

Report
• Follow these guidelines to write DBQ Essay
Task One Bucketing
Bucket 1-civil disobedience
Bucket 2-Accepting Jail Time
Bucket 3- Embracing the Enemy
Bucket Labels
Task Two: Thesis Development and
Road Map
• The Chicken Foot
Gandhi used at least three different
tactics to make nonviolence work:
Your essay will have five (5) body
paragraphs!
1
2
3
4
5
Create a Title that works
Example
What Made Gandhi’s non-violent
movement work?
Paragraph # 1
• 1st have a grabber- (something interesting to grab readers
attention)
• 2nd give background information to the reader-you can use
the background essay!
• 3rd restate the question with key terms defined- What
Made Gandhi’s non-violent movement work? Define (nonviolent) Define (work)Example: What made Gandhi’s
peaceful movement a success?
• 4th write down your thesis and roadmap: use the chicken
foot because that is the thesis and roadmap! (There were
at least three keys to Gandhi’s success in leading a
nonviolent movement: disciplined civil disobedience,
peaceful acceptance of jail time, and embracing the
enemy).
Paragraph #2
• 1st start it with a baby thesis –the first thing on
your chicken foot- (One key tactic was
disciplined civil disobedience)
• 2nd give evidence from the documents to
support that baby thesis: (pull out facts to
support statement)
• 3rd Argument that baby thesis is true- now use
your facts from the documents to argue that
what you said is true! Prove it!
Paragraph #3
• 1st start it with a baby thesis –the second thing
on your chicken foot- (accepting jail time
peacefully)
• 2nd give evidence from the documents to
support that baby thesis: (pull out facts to
support statement)
• 3rd Argument that baby thesis is true- now use
your facts from the documents to argue that
what you said is true! Prove it!
Paragraph #4
• 1st start it with a baby thesis –the third thing
on your chicken foot- (
)
• 2nd give evidence from the documents to
support that baby thesis: (pull out facts to
support statement)
• 3rd Argument that baby thesis is true- now use
your facts from the documents to argue that
what you said is true! Prove it!
Paragraph #5
• Conclusion:
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End the essay
Sum it up
Restate thesis and main idea of essay
Don’t forget this paragraph
Don’t leave reader on cliff hanger

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