Kennedy Assassination- Student Essay Assignment (DBQ is listed as another resource in my store)
Directions: After you have completed JFK Assassination Documents. Meaning you have
1. read the documents
2. highlight questionably evidence in the documents
3. Create a theory as to what the document is suggesting and who killed JFK- One for each document
4. Write 300+ word document/ PowerPoint or poster- summary as to who they believe killed JFK- citing evidence from the documents (this can be typed or hand written)
(You are allowed to work with a group up to three people)
Use the guide to help you write your document
Your main thesis: Do you believe JFK assassination was or was not a conspiracy? Background on the issue, your thesis statement Give at least three reasons why (tell what your body paragraphs will be about)
This should be 3-16 sentences.
Student Example broken down, but yours should be in paragraph format. (You CANNOT COPY THIS)
Background: On January 20, 1961 at approximately 12:30 pm in Dallas, Texas the Nation was shocked with the death of thirty-fifth President John F. Kennedy. Kennedy he was riding in a Lincoln Continental four-door convertible. The car was completely open at the top (the car, code-named X-100). It had no armor or bulletproof elements whatsoever, the tires were not bulletproof, there was no bulletproof glass, it did have a removable plastic top, but, again, it was just Plexiglas. Riding inside the car with President Kennedy was Jackie Kennedy, Texas Governor John Connelly, his wife, Nellie, and two secret service agents. As enthusiastic crowds cheered them on, Connelly’s wife turned to Kennedy and said, “Mr. President, you can't say Dallas doesn't love you.” Just seconds later, shots rang out from what was “Said” to be the sixth floor of the Texas School Book Depository Building, fatally wounded JFK, sending a nation into mourning and triggering ...