HIS 200 Writing Plan Progress Check 3 Guidelines and Rubri
Communicating Historical Ideas, Learning Block 3-4 in the webtext, you worked toward the following element:
Based on your review of primary and secondary sources, develop a research question related to the historical event you selected. In other words, what
would you like to know more about?
Create a thesis statement based on your research question. This will help you address these two critical elements later on:
Identify an audience that would be interested in your historical event and research question. For example, who would benefit most from hearing your message?
Describe how and why you can tailor your message to your audience, providing specific examples. For example, will your audience understand historical
terminology and principles associated with your event, or will you need to explain these?
How will you communicate effectively with your audience?