Unions in Paterson, New Jersey

Interactive Rubric

To answer this question correctly, students must select facts 1 and 3 and explain how each might lead them to question the reliability of Costa's account. Fact 1 reveals a large gap between the date of the interview and the events described, which calls into question the accuracy of her account. Fact 3 shows that Costa was intimately involved in the events described, which may have influenced how she described them.

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 does not select a correct fact or selects a correct fact but does not provide a relevant explanation.