This assignment is all about the Kent State Massacre and the protest of Vietnam. The assignment is 3 pages long and has 6 sections. The sections are as follows:
Picture Analysis- 2 Questions (There are 2 photos from the Kent State Massacre and students answer these questions.
Define- 2 words (Tet Offensive, Protest)
Critical Thinking- 3 questions (students answer 3 questions that require them to think about why people would protest)
Opinion - 1 question (Students answer about if the guards and students were justified or not justified in their actions).
Primary Source- 1 question (Students read Nixon's short statement about Kent State and answer a question)
Writing- 1 question (This is the chunk of the assignment that will take the most amount of time- students have to write a letter imagining they were at Kent State when this happened).
This usually takes about 45 mins, depending on how much effort is put into the writing and how skilled the students are with writing. It could take more or less, just depends on ability level.