Guiding Question:

How did the importation of Chinese workers affect the shoemakers' union the Knights of St. Crispin's ideals of worker solidarity, economic justice and civic equality?

Evaluation

Students will be able to: Strong Good Adequate Inadequate Weighting
Read the testimony of witnesses
before the Bureau of Labor Statistics
Board and identify goals
Student is able to identify
more than 3 goals
Student is able to identify
one or two major goals
Student is able to identify one
major issue
Student is unable to
identify any goals
10 points
Discuss with other students how competing goals can be resolved Student is able to explore options with others and communicates well. Enables group to resolve more than one issue. Student is able to explore options and communicate effectively. Enables group to resolve one issue. Student can review the list, communicates with others. Group may be able to resolve one issue. Student does not communicate with the group and makes no effort to resolve conflicts 10 points
Compare results and determine affect of result. Student actively participates in class discussion and demonstrates clear understanding of issues. Student participates in the class discussion and demonstrate some understanding of the issues. Student actively listens, and attempts to participate in class discussions to clarify understanding of the issues. Student does not participate in the discussion, and does not make any effort to understand the issues. 20 points
Evaluate the entire event and determine the relationship of the parties to the ultimate result. Student writes a persuasive essay, applying ideas and issues from the negotiation and class discussion. Student writes a persuasive essay applying an idea from the negotiation Student writes a persuasive essay demonstrating understanding of the issues Student writes a minimal essay, demonstrating no understanding of the issues 60 points