Evaluation

Students will be able to: Strong Good Adequate Inadequate Weighting
Explain the conditions in Lawrence, MA in 1912 and why these conditions were problematic for the mill workers Explains conditions with 3-5 examples; connects to mill workers' lived experience Explains conditions with 1-3 examples; connects to mill workers' lived experience Explains conditions with no examples; mentions impact on mill workers Neither explains conditions with examples nor connects to mill workers' lived experience 10
Explain the main events of the Lawrence Strike of 1912 Explains 4+ events Explains 2-4 events Explains 1-2 events Cannot describe events 10
Analyze the role of unions in the strike Fully describes unions and what they did in the strike; argues the importance of unions to the strike Fully describes unions and what they did in the strike; mentions the importance of unions to the strike Defines unions, mentions what they did in the strike; ignores making argument about the importance of unions to the strike Does not describe unions and what they did in the strike; does not argue the importance of unions to the strike 25
Analyze the role of women in the strike Describes women and what they did in the strike; argues the importance of women to the strike Fully describes women and what they did in the strike; mentions the importance of women to the strike Mentions what women did in the strike; ignores making argument about the importance of women to the strike Does not describe women and what they did in the strike; does not argue the importance of women to the strike 25
Write a short persuasive editorial arguing a response to the Lawrence Strike of 1912 Describes women and what they did in the strike; argues the importance of women to the strike States significance of women and unions to Lawrence Strike of 1912; writes in editorial form Restates events of strike, mentions role of women and of unions, states an opinion. States a few facts, makes no argument, not in editorial form. 30