RAFT Writing Assignment– American Immigration 1880-1920 (U.S. History)
RAFT Writing Assignment– American Immigration 1880-1920 (U.S. History)

This is a fun and creative writing assignment to assess your students’ knowledge about American immigration at the turn of the century. To complete a RAFT Assignment students are expected to write from the point of view of a historical character. It is important that they include historically accurate details to help the reader better understand the character, write clearly, strive for creativity, and pay attention to the format. Students will answer the questions: What is the ROLE, Who is the AUDIENCE, What is the FORMAT and what is the TOPIC.

This purchase includes the following:
• Detailed lesson plan
• 13-slide power point presentation that reviews the directions for the RAFT
• 2-page student Directions and Grading Rubric

Objective: Students will be able to explain what it was like to be an immigrant at the turn of the century by completing a RAFT.
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Created: Oct 18, 2015

Updated: Feb 22, 2018


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