Children Working in Mines

Rubric

To answer this question correctly, students must select Fact 1 and explain why it might lead them to question the reliability of the image. Fact 1 reveals that Hine had been paid to take the photograph by an organization that opposed child labor. This is reason to question the reliability of the document because Hine had a financial incentive to portray children working in the mines in ways that would support the cause of the organization that sponsored him. 

Level Description
Proficient

Student selects correct fact and explains why it might cast doubt on the reliability of the document.

Emergent

Student selects correct fact but does not provide an adequate or complete explanation of why it would lead them to question the reliability of the document.

Basic

Student selects an incorrect fact or selects the correct fact but does not provide a relevant explanation.