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In this video I walk you through the first point on the AP History (APUSH, AP World, AP Euro) rubric: CONTEXTUALIZATION.
Contextualization is graded the same way on both the Document Based Question (DBQ) and the Long Essay Question (LEQ).
Being specific is key to earning the contextualization point, and in this video I give you a few specific tips on how to earn the point.
If you need a rubric, it's hard to beat the work of Tom Richey:
If you have any questions about contextualization on DBQ essays or LEQ essays, feel free to leave them in the comments below and I'll answer forthwithly.
For those interested, here is all the equipment I use to shoot these videos:
Canon SL1: https://goo.gl/gK3gtX
Rode microphone: https://goo.gl/9uMHAV
Manfrotto tripod: https://goo.gl/nWnSjG