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Part III–Sample Prompts for the Argument Essay FRQ- AP government


In  Part I  we had prompts on interest groups, term limits, gridlock, citizen participation and primaries and caucuses.  In Part II it was executive orders, photo ids, social media and the electoral college.

Here we go with part III…

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Sample Prompts for the Argument Essay FRQ- AP government

US_Congress_02Below are 13 samples, each of which includes:

  • A sample essential question which introduces the argument essay prompt on some area of government. (There is an online course available which teaches the process of making these kinds of questions)
  • A draft prompt including three founding documents that could help shape the students’ arguments.

I’ve posted some samples for the Supreme Court comparison FRQ here

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