WHAT’S NEW?

Character Letter

 

Using the information you gathered from your Scavenger Hunt, compose an illustrated letter describing your character’s life during the Industrial Boom (1870-1910).  The letter will be read by someone who lives in a different kind of place.

 

REQUIREMENTS

                Check the Rubric below!

 

Parargraph 1:  Introduce Yourself

 

 

Paragraph 2:  Inventions, Inventions

 

 

Paragraph 3:  What’s New?

 

 

 


RUBRIC

 

A

Excellent

B

Good

C

Inconsistent

D

Unsatisfactory

LETTER
(50% of your final grade)
 

 

INTRODUCE YOURSELF

 

 

 

 

  • Character and family are clearly described  & realistic
     
       
  • Description of your home is realistic; good details given
     
       

 

INVENTIONS, INVENTIONS

 

 

 

 

  • Invention is well-chosen for your character’s life
     
       
  • Impact of invention is logical and clearly explained
     
       

 

WHAT’S NEW?

 

 

 

 

  • Description of topic is accurate, realistic and well-detailed
       
  • Impact of this news on your life is logical and clearly explained
       

 

WRITING

 

 

 

 

  • Writing is fluid; rare mechanical errors; letter format is followed consistently
       

 

SCAVENGER HUNT
(50% of your final grade)

 

 

 

 

  • Information is complete, correct and organized
     
       
  • Bibliography is complete and correct
     
       
  • Time was used effectively to complete assignment
     
       

 

 

GRADE FOR LETTER =  ______

GRADE FOR SCAVENGER HUNT = ______

 

FINAL GRADE = ______

 

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