Find a relevant document in the Archives and create your own DBQ (Document Based Question) related to Constitutional Democracy.
A DBQ, document based question, is a question that focuses around one or more documents. The documents can be a graph, cartoon, short excerpt, picture, etc, anything that a child can glean information from.
These are some tasks that students could be asked to do in a DBQ:
Analyze: Break a topic down into separate parts and discuss each one.
Criticize: Make judgments. Evaluate comparative worth.
Define: Explain the exact meaning, specific to the course or subject.
Describe: Give a detailed account, listing characteristics, qualities and parts.
Discuss: Argue the pros and cons of an issue.
Evaluate: Give an opinion or cite the opinion of an expert.
Illustrate: Give concrete examples.
Summarize: Give a brief, condensed account, including conclusions