Writing for History Class
This page supports the kinds of writing which students
will do in all of Mr. Greer's courses.  It contains several
links to other excellent web pages as well as  documents
which will assist students in their acquisition of
improved short answer and essay writing skills within
the social studies.
Online Essay Writing Links
Important Directives for Essay
Questions Defined
Historical Writing Explained from
the University of North Carolina
Forming Historical Arguments from
the University of North Carolina
Thesis Writing Tips from
Purdue University
Historical Writing Tips
How to Write Historical Essays
Essay Comment Codes '11-'12
Need a Works Cited or
Bibliography for your Essay?
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Essay Rewrite Guidelines
Essay Rubrics and Exemplars 2011-2012
Knowing expectations and studying good examples of effective essay writing will help students to
improve their essay writing ability and achieve the best possible outcomes in their course.
Course
Rubrics
Essay Exemplars

Modern
United States History

Argumentative

Comparative
 

Advanced Placement
World History

DBQ
Comparative
Change Over Time
 

Advanced Placement
United States History

DBQ
Non-DBQ