Follow the directions to complete the item below.
Suppose you recently moved to the colonies from England. You want to write a letter to your family
in England describing your life in the colonies. In your letter, do the following:
• Focus on daily activities, including work, leisure, and family. (Decide whether you live in the city
or on a farm.)
• Include your views on recent news in the colonies regarding public education and slavery.
• Ask questions of your family regarding the English Bill of Rights and the work of Parliament.
Also make sure to convey your ideas clearly, using standard English.
Rubric (you must earn a two or three to be considered a correct answer)
3 Student completes all three parts of the task. Ideas are clearly stated, supported by details, and
demonstrate command of standard English conventions.
2 Student responds to most or all parts of the task. Ideas may lack details or not be clearly stated.
1 Student responds to at least one part of the task. Ideas may contain factual or grammatical errors
and may lack details.
0 Response does not match the task or is incorrect.