Connections to the Philippine-American War

Sample Student Responses

Proficient responses

Level Description
Proficient

 Question 1: Student identifies and explains a relevant connection between the explosion of the Maine and the imprisonment of Filipino insurgents. 

 

 

Question 2: Student identifies and explains a relevant connection between the popularity of Social Darwinism and the imprisonment of Filipino insurgents. 

 


Emergent responses

Level Description
Emergent

Question 1: Student identifies a relevant connection between the explosion of the Maine and the imprisonment of Filipino insurgents but does not provide a complete explanation of that connection. 

 

 

Question 2: Student identifies a relevant connection between the popularity of Social Darwinism and the imprisonment of Filipino insurgents but does not provide a complete explanation of that connection. 

 


Basic responses

Level Description
Basic

Question 1: Student does not provide a reasonable explanation for how the explosion of the Maine is connected to the imprisonment of Filipino insurgents. 

 

 

Question 2: Student does not provide a reasonable explanation for how the popularity of Social Darwinism is connected to the imprisonment of Filipino insurgents.