The year is 1603 and the new shogun, Tokugawa Ieyasu, has required that your students, experienced samurai, create a training manual booklet for young samurai to study before they become expert and well-trained samurai. Students will take on the perspective of a trained and experienced adult samurai in 1603.
Included in the Product
• Direction sheets with requirements for the cover page, introduction, pages of content and appendix
• A list of 12 topics to choose from
• 14 pages of booklet templates
Skills gained from this assignment
☺ Write informative/explanatory texts, including the narration of historical events.
☺ Introduce a topic clearly, previewing what is to follow; organize ideas, concepts, and information into broader categories as appropriate to achieving purpose.
☺ Develop the topic with relevant, well-chosen facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.
☺ Use appropriate and varied transitions to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.
☺ Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
☺ Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone.
☺ Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation presented.
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