Formative teacher assessment of student’s knowledge and debating skills by means of a checklist or anecdotal notes. Aside from observing the contributions of those students who participated in the debate, the teacher can assess the understanding of non-contributing students by asking them probe questions in the debriefing session.
Formative assessment by the teacher of student notes on the topic of the contributions of various groups to Canada’s war effort
Formative assessment by the teacher of student lists describing increased government actions during wartime. By checklist or anecdotal notes the students’ lists are assessed for accuracy and completeness.
Formative assessment by the teacher of propaganda poster created by student. The poster is assessed on the student author’s understanding of government propaganda.
Summative evaluation by teacher of the role. Use a rubric. See Appendix 1.4.2.
Some students may require teacher or peer help in preparing arguments for the mock conscription debate.
Some students require teacher or peer guidance in researching material for the role playing.
Some students may require teacher and/or peer assistance in completing their propaganda posters and class notes.
Approved textbooks, library books, and use of the school Library/Resource Centre