U. S. History March Assignment: Interview of Your Female Role Model for Women’s History Month



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U.S. History March Assignment:

Interview of Your Female Role Model for Women’s History Month
Part I: Interview a female ADULT that you consider a role model, or respect and look up to. (You can NOT interview a classmate or friend.)

  • You MUST ask the following questions in your interview (but you MAY choose other questions of your own to ask):




  1. How old are you? Where were you born?

  2. Where have you lived during your lifetime? How do you feel about living in Chicago?

  3. What is the highest level of education you achieved?

  4. Why do you think it is important to stay in school?

  5. What is your job/career? What education or training did you need to attain to have that job/career?

  6. What has been the best moment in your life? Why?

  7. What has been the worst moment in your life? Why?

  8. Have you ever met somebody famous? If so, who?

  9. What did you like to do when you were a teenager?

  10. Who did you look up to when you were a teenager? Why?

  11. What advice would you give to teenagers today?

  12. What do you think are the biggest challenges facing your community today? How do you think these problems can be solved?

  13. What historical events do you most remember from when you were growing up?

  14. What do you think it means to be an effective citizen?

  15. What goals do you have for the future?

  16. Do you plan on staying in Chicago for the rest of your life? Why or why not?


Part II: After conducting the interview, TYPE a five paragraph essay (double-spaced, size 12 font) using the questions as a guide. In the introduction, tell why you chose this person and give general information about them. In the conclusion discuss what you learned from this interview that you did not already know.
Part III: Each student will give a three to five minute presentation to the class about their interview on the due date.


  • The Essay is worth 100 points and the presentation is also worth 100 points.

  • The due date is Monday, March 16, 2015.

George Washington H.S.

Rubric for: U.S. History Female Role Model Interview


Student Name:_______________________________ _Class Per.:_______________


Criteria

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Score

Essay format: typed and double-spaced; size 12 font

Essay is

not


typed

Essay is typed; not spaced correctly

Essay is typed and partially spaced correctly

Essay is typed and spaced correctly throughout




Essay structure: 5 paragraphs; general info. in intro. and what was learned in conclusion

Essay has no structure to it—may be one long paragraph

Essay has some structure, but less than five paragraphs

Essay has a definite structure with five paragraphs—but some paragraphs are weak

Essay has at least 5 paragraphs—all are of high quality and length—especially intro. and conclusion


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Interview questions:

#1-5

Only asked one or none of the questions

Asked 2-3 of the questions

Asked 4 to 5 of the questions; for 5 questions had limited elaboration on some of them

Asked all of the questions—with elaboration on each part



_________

Interview Questions:

#6-11


Only asked one or none of the questions

Asked 2-3 of the questions

Asked 4 to 5 of the questions; for 5 had limited elaboration on some of them

Asked all of the questions—with elaboration on each part


_________

Interview Questions:

#12-16

Only asked one or none of the questions

Asked 2-3 of the questions

Asked 4 to 5 of the questions; for 5 had limited elaboration on some of them

Asked all of the questions—with elaboration on each part

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Teacher Comments: Total:


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