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10.5 Conflict Thematic Essay (June 2006 Regents)
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10.5 Conflict Thematic Essay (June 2006 Regents)

Regents based thematic essay for Unit 10.5.

11.11 Regents Writing Resources: Thematic Essay Task Breakdown (Powerpoint Presentation)
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11.11 Regents Writing Resources: Thematic Essay Task Breakdown (Powerpoint Presentation)

This presentation provides an overview of how to break down the thematic essay prompt.

New York State Thematic Essay Rubric Separated By Category

Global History II
Unit 10.4: Imperialism
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New York State Thematic Essay Rubric Separated By Category

This five point rubric is based on the NYS Thematic Essay rubric and is divided into five domains: introduction and conclusion; task; analysis; facts, examples and details; and organization. 

Regents Content: Thematic Essay Topics Review Sheet

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Regents Content: Thematic Essay Topics Review Sheet

New York State has identified twenty-four themes of Global History. Of those twenty-four, only twelve have ever been used for a thematic essay on the Global History and Geography Regents exam, and only seven have been repeated more than once. This review sheet lists the seven themes that have been repeated on the Regents exam starting with the those most frequently asked, provides the prompts that have been used in the past and suggested topics that will help students prepare for the exam.

Regents Writing Resources: Thematic Essay Grading Checklist

Global History II
Unit 10.4: Imperialism
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Regents Writing Resources: Thematic Essay Grading Checklist

This Thematic Essay Grading Checklist identifies key components of the thematic essay and can be used either by students or teachers.

Regents Writing Resources: Thematic Essay Grading Checklist

Global History II
Unit 10.2: Enlightenment, Revolution, and Nationalism
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Regents Writing Resources: Thematic Essay Grading Checklist

This Thematic Essay Grading Checklist identifies key components of the thematic essay and can be used either by students or teachers.

Teacher Guide for Thematic Essay - Compromise and the Constitution

U.S. History
Unit 2: American Revolution
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Teacher Guide for Thematic Essay - Compromise and the Constitution

Students will describe and explain two different compromises from the 1787 constitutional convention that ultimately became a part of the U.S. Constitution

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Teacher Guide for Thematic Essay - Executive Power

U.S. History
Unit 3B: Sectionalism and the Civil War
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Teacher Guide for Thematic Essay - Executive Power

Students will write an essay in which they describe & evaluate two examples of the executive branch exercising their powers.

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Teacher Guide for Thematic Essay - Sectionalism

U.S. History
Unit 3B: Sectionalism and the Civil War
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Teacher Guide for Thematic Essay - Sectionalism

Students will write an essay in which: Describe the example of sectionalism in detail
Evaluate to what extent this example of the sectionalism was a cause of or led to the American Civil War.

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Teacher Guide for Thematic Essay - Separation of Powers

U.S. History
Unit 2: American Revolution
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Teacher Guide for Thematic Essay - Separation of Powers

Students will describe two different examples of separation of powers within the U.S. government and evaluate to what extent these examples protect the people.

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Teacher's Guide for U.S. History Thematic Essay Review
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Teacher's Guide for U.S. History Thematic Essay Review

According to the State of New York, there are 20 themes that are found amongst the curriculum guides & suggested content for the New York State U.S. History & Government course. This Teacher's Guide lists the themes that have been repeated on the Regents exam starting with the those most frequently asked, provides the prompts that have been used in the past and suggested topics that will help students prepare for the exam.

Thematic Essay Checklist
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Thematic Essay Checklist

Teachers can use this checklist to provide actionable feedback on the thematic essay.