Use the lesson "
"An Ideal Community"
" from the Western Migration narrative to compare the community the class had created to the real cities of the South where African-American migration had been highest, such as Atlanta.
Assess students according to these requirements and the Rubric that follows: Students will list a minimum of five reasons that African Americans left the South. They will give at least one quoted reason from the above links that negates the original reason. (Two quotes are preferable.) At least four out of the five will have appropriate and complete answers, including proper notation.
"Reasons to Return" Class Project Rubric
0= not evident
1= minimal evidence of mastery
2=adequate evidence of mastery
3=strong evidence of mastery
4=outstanding evidence of mastery
__________ List a minimum of five reasons that African Americans left the South.
__________ Exhibit at least four out of their five reasons will have appropriate and complete answers, including proper notation. And, at least one reason (or negation) will be quoted from the given links.
__________ Demonstrates collaboration within the group; facts are consistent between group members.
__________ Assimilate historical information from the narrative.
__________ Follow appropriate rules of grammar, punctuation and spelling.
__________ (total points x 5= final score: _____________)