The Case of the Clock

Rubric

To answer this question correctly, students must select Fact 1 and explain how it might provide context to understand why Curtis altered the photograph before publishing it. Students should explain how the assumption by many Americans that Native Americans could not understand modern technology could have affected Curtis's decision to alter the photograph.  

Level Description
Proficient

Student selects Fact 1 and explains how it might help explain why Curtis altered the photograph before publishing it.

Emergent

Student selects Fact 1 but provides an incomplete explanation of how it might help explain Curtis's decision to alter the photograph.

Basic

Student selects an incorrect fact or selects the correct fact but does not provide a reasonable explanation for how it might help explain Curtis's decision to edit the photograph.