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Topic: Analyze both the positive & negative effects of the Industrial Revolution. Was industrialization ultimately good for society? Why or why not? Mr. Duez’s DBQ Rubric: BASIC CORE (Historical skills and knowledge required to show competence): 1. THESIS ( ____ / 1 possible) 1 point – has acceptable thesis. (does not merely restate the question, original interpretation) 2. ADDRESSES ALL PARTS OF QUESTION ( ____ / 2 possible) 2 points – Addresses all parts of the question, though not necessarily evenly or thoroughly (includes task words, content, and chronology) 1 point – Addresses most parts of the question (lacks thoroughness, missing some task words, content, and/or chronology) 3. SUBSTANTIATES THESIS WITH HISTORICAL EVIDENCE ( ____ / 2 possible) 2 points - Substantiates thesis with accurate and appropriate historical evidence. 1 point – Partially substantiates thesis with appropriate historical evidence; one or more arguments not as strongly supported as others. 4. ESSAY STRUCTURE ( ____ / 1 possible) 1 point – Essay is well-organized (clear introduction and preview statements, topic sentences, solid conclusion restates and drives home the thesis) ________ SUBTOTAL (possible out of 6) EXPANDED CORE (Historical skills and knowledge required to show competence): A student must earn all 6 points in the Basic Core to earn any points in this area. Points in this area are at the discretion of the reader. Examples: o Has a clear, analytical, and comprehensive thesis o Addresses all parts of the question thoroughly o Addresses all parts of the question evenly o Provides ample historical evidence to substantiate thesis o Uses historical context effectively to make argument o Develops and expands argument with links to relevant ideas, events, and trends o Overall argument is sophisticated and complex ________ SUBTOTAL (possible out of 3) ________ OVERALL TOTAL & COMMENTS:
Grading Scale: 9 = A = 100% 8 = A = 95% 7 = B+ = 89% 6 = B = 85% 5 = C+ = 79% 4 = C = 75% 3 = D+ = 69% 2 = D- = 60% 1 = F = 35%

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