Empire, God, Gold, Glory Project Rubric Objective



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Empire, God, Gold, Glory Project Rubric

Objective: Students will be able to generate and cite specific reasons to explain why Europeans left for the new world.

Task: In groups of NO MORE THAN 3, students will create either a poster, powerpoint/prezi/google presentation, or a video that clearly and specifically answers the following questions:
Glory

  1. What is glory in your own words?

  2. What does glory mean to you?

  3. How did 15th and 16th century explorers define glory?

  4. What made 15th and 16th century explorers feel “glorious”?


God

  1. Define God/religion in your terms

  2. What does religion mean to you?

  3. How did 15th and 16th century explorers define religion?

  4. How important was religion to the lives of 15th and 16th century explorers?


Gold

  1. Why did Europeans think they could get rich in the ‘New World’?

  2. What exactly were Europeans looking for?

  3. To what lengths did some Explorers go to attain riches? (Think about interactions with Native Americans)


Empire

  1. What is needed for an empire?

  2. Why is an empire beneficial?

  3. What are the drawbacks of an empire?

  4. How does having an empire relate to mercantilism?

These questions will also need to be answered on a SEPARATE SHEET OF PAPER and I will need ONE FROM EACH MEMBER OF YOUR GROUP. Not one for the whole group.


POINTS BREAKDOWN

Presentation

Presenters show clear knowledge of their topics and have rehearsed ___/5

Visual aid is neat and prepared ___/5

___/10


Content

‘Glory’ questions are specifically addressed both in the presentation and on the paper turned in to me ____/8

‘God’ questions are specifically addressed both in the presentation and on the paper turned in to me ____/8

‘Gold’ questions are specifically addressed both in the presentation and on the paper turned in to me ____/6

‘Empire’ questions are specifically addressed both in the presentation and on the paper turned in to me ____/8

____/30


Total

____/40

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