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Themes:
Constitutional History
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Aboriginals: Treaties & Relations
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Pionniers et Immigrants
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The Rise of Responsible Government

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Application of Conventions (Mechanics) (Language Arts)

Uses correct spelling, grammar and punctuation
0   1   2   3   4   5   6   7

Follows format of a formal essay (title page, double-spaced, etc.)
0   1   2   3   4   5


Organization of Ideas (Language Arts)

Has a clear and captivating introduction with a thesis statement
0   1   2   3

Logical organization
0   1   2   3   4   5

Has proper annotation and bibliography
0   1   2   3   4   5


Communication of Knowledge (Social Studies/History)
Communication (Language Arts)

Examines topic from perspective chosen, and stays on topic
0   1   2   3   4   5

Supports argument well using different sources
0   1   2   3   4   5

Demonstrates an understanding of the issues
0   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10

Understanding of Concepts (Social Studies/History)
Reasoning (Language Arts)

Has a clear and logical conclusion that makes a reasoned statement about topic
0   1   2   3   4   5


Essay Total:      /50

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