John Brown's Legacy

Sample Student Responses

Proficient responses

Level Description
Proficient

Student selects a correct fact and explains how it might help explain the authors’ motivations for writing the play in 1936.  


Emergent responses

Level Description
Emergent

Student selects a correct fact but provides an incomplete explanation of how the fact might help explain the authors' motivations.  


Basic responses

Level Description
Basic

Student selects an irrelevant fact or selects a correct fact but does not provide a reasonable explanation for why it might help explain the authors’ motivations.