Social Studies logo

Go to Social Studies  Go to Curriculum, Instruction and Instructional Technology    Go to Assessments  Go to New York State Education Department


9. Document-Based Questions (DBQs)

Document-based questions are for all students, from elementary school through high school. They prepare students to:

Traditional document-based questions require students to interpret historical records and express their understanding effectively through well-written essays.

Examples of uses for DBQs:


Back to Course I title page