The Virginia Company

Rubric

To answer this question correctly, students must select Fact 2 and explain how it might lead them to question the reliability of the document. Fact 2 reveals a motive for putting a positive spin on the account, which calls into question its reliability as evidence.

Level Description
Proficient

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

Emergent

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