Evaluation

Assessments:
The group presentations will be graded as a quiz and the participation in the class discussion as class work. There will be an essay question on the quarterly exam which reflects this lesson.

For example: how did the medieval governments and participation in the Renaissance lead to political conflicts in the city of Boston at the turn of the 20th century?

Students will be able to: Understand how various immigrants groups rose to power in Boston. Understand how the native culture influenced the immigrants’ level of participation in Boston. Understand the condition of current Boston politics as a result of immigration
Students will be able to: InAdequate Adequate Good Strong

Understand how various immigrants groups rose to power in Boston.

Students cannot provide specific details as to how these groups evolved politically. Students are able to vaguely describe how these groups rose to power, few specifics.

Students showed a general understanding of how these groups rose to power, some details omitted, mistakes made.

Students demonstrated a thorough understanding of how the Irish and the Italians rose to political power.

Understand how the native culture influenced the immigrants’ level of participation in Boston.

Students cannot provide specific details as to how their native cultures impacted their political participation. Students are able to vaguely describe the impact of their native cultures, few specifics. Students showed a general understanding of how the native culture influenced the immigrants, some details omitted, mistakes made.

Students demonstrated a thorough understanding of how the Irish and the Italians’ native cultures impacted their participation in politics.

Understand the condition of current Boston politics as a result of immigration

Students cannot provide specific details as to how current Boston politics are influenced by immigration.

Students are able to vaguely describe how current Boston politics are influenced by immigration, few specifics.

Students showed a general understanding of how current Boston politics are influenced by immigration, some details omitted, mistakes made.

Students demonstrated a thorough understanding of how current Boston politics are influenced by immigration.