Portrait of an Iroquois Leader

Rubric

To answer this question correctly, students must select Fact 1 and Fact 3 and explain how each might lead them to question the reliability of the image. Fact 1 reveals that the portrait was created out of the incorrect notion that Hendrick was a royal. Fact 3 suggests that a political alliance against the French could have been incentive to paint a flattering, regal portrait.

Level Description
Proficient

Student selects a correct fact and explains how it casts doubt on the reliability of the document.

Emergent

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

Basic

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