- Students will be responsible for preparing a guide to the fallout shelter during computer time. They will work in pairs. They will work as docents for younger students, and hand out their guide to each visitor. (Fallout Shelter: Docent Pamphlet)
- Students will be responsible for a 5-day diary within the fallout shelter.
(Fallout Shelter Rubric: Diary)
FALLOUT SHELTER RUBRIC: Diary
Name ________________________________ Date _______________
_____ 15 points Diary includes a five-day journey through life in a fallout shelter.
This includes a description of the shelter, people in the shelter,
and activities that go on day-to-day. Some activities will be
repetitious, but the diary should also include different activities each
_____ 10 points Diary is from first person point of view, written from the perspective
of a student your age who is in a fallout shelter during the early
1960’s. However, spelling should be accurate. Diary writing is
different than essay writing, but the reader must be able to understand your thinking. Present-day slang is not acceptable. Use terminology
of the time: “Gee, cool, golly, wow, etc.”
______ 15 points There should be at least three references to what is going on in the
outside world. Include historical events and names that are relevant
to this time period. (EG: You might mention that John Kennedy was
elected president in 1960, or the Life article we read, or Premier
______ 5 points Diary was turned in on time.
______ 5 points Diary is made by you, written by hand, creatively decorated.
TOTAL POINTS: /50 A B C D
Fallout Shelter Rubric: Docent Pamphlet
____ 5 points Docent pamphlet was turned in on time.
____ 10 points Pamphlet was created by you and another
student in computer lab, using visuals.
____ 15 points Pamphlet shows an understanding of the time
period and the reason for the fallout shelters.
uses for articles within the shelter are clearly
stated. Pamphlet appropriately accompanies
tour to younger students.
____ 10 Pamphlet is neat and clean, easily read.
Size 12-14 font, use of the King’s English
____ 10 The tour was conducted using the pamphlet.
Ideas were clearly stated, and guests’ questions
were answered, or an answer was sought.
TOTAL: /50 A B C D F