In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to write a document-based question essay. Data base question essays evaluates student ability to formulate and support an answer of documentary evidence. Each document based question is broken into 2 parts: short answer and essay. The short answer assess student ability to analyze student documents individually. The essay assess the student ability to synthesize and create an essay based on an assortment of documents. The essay should contain an introduction, body paragraphs answering the task and a conclusion. Do not copy documents. Never use the words I, you, me and us. Site the document with the use of parentheses. This video will benefit those student viewers who are expected to write a document based question essay, and would like to learn how to write it to be prepared and do well on the assignment.