This assignment is a great way to offer students choice and differentiation in how they demonstrate learning about the first Thanksgiving. It is designed to be a creative assessment to follow lessons or resources of the teacher's choice.
A R.A.F.T. asks students to pick a role, audience, format and topic. The roles/formats offered on this R.A.F.T. include:
For example, one format students could select is: Squanto writing an instruction manual.
This document includes an assignment sheet, writing paper, and a rubric.
This assignment can be used to fulfill social studies and writing Common Core standards.
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