Samurai Project: Write a Cover Letter to a Daimyo

Samurai Project: Write a Cover Letter to a Daimyo
Samurai Project: Write a Cover Letter to a Daimyo
Samurai Project: Write a Cover Letter to a Daimyo
Samurai Project: Write a Cover Letter to a Daimyo
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Students see it as a fun and creative project. Teachers see it as a project where students practice research, perspective-taking, and persuasive writing skills. It's a win-win assignment!

The year is 1554 and Oda Nobunaga, Daimyo of Noguya Castle, is looking to hire an experienced, brave, fearless and responsible samurai. Responsibilities of samurai include, but are not limited to, keeping the daimyo and his family safe, protecting the daimyo’s land, castle and property, maintaining weapons and armor, and always adhering to Bushido.

The task of your students is to assume the role of a samurai who is seeking a daimyo. Students write a cover letter convincing the daimyo to hire them for the position.

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✓ An Introduction
✓ The Help Wanted Ad that your students respond to as samurai
✓ Cover Letter Template (with specific directions and requirements)
✓ Rubric

Skills gained from this assignment
(From Standards for History / Social Studies)
☺ Support claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant, accurate data and evidence that demonstrate an understanding of the topic or text, using credible sources.
☺ Develop the topic with relevant, well-chosen facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.
☺ Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
☺ Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation presented.

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Teaching Duration
3 Days

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Samurai Project: Write a Cover Letter to a Daimyo
Samurai Project: Write a Cover Letter to a Daimyo
Samurai Project: Write a Cover Letter to a Daimyo
Samurai Project: Write a Cover Letter to a Daimyo
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