HS History Amer Spanis War

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1/11/10

US Imperialism

Prompt

�Evaluate the Analyze the Imperialistic ambitions of
the United States from 1898-1902.

�Reading for 18-2 (552-557): Spanish American War
� Create two purpose points: These should be questions or

statements that will focus your reading.

� Highlight/Underline items as you read that describe or answer
your points of purpose

� Draw connections/parallels: In the margin, write in
similarities that you have learned, seen, or experienced

� Summarize: Identify repeated words, organize them topically,
and then write a statement explaining the main idea of
reading. Hint; you should have as many sentence as pages.

Prompt
�Evaluate the Analyze the Imperialistic ambitions of
the United States from 1898-1902.

�Notes on Spanish American War

�Assessment task: RAFT (15 Points)

� Based on our reading, you will create an article, cartoon,
etc…documenting the Spanish American War (pp. 552).

� Your work will include a position ,role and should be
evaluative (create an opinion)

� You may also take a role, audience, format, and topic of your
choice if you do not like the ones given

Options

Role Audience Format Topic

Mark Twain American Public Short Story Imperialism

Alfred T. Mahan President
McKinley

Formal Letter Span/American
War

Jose Marti American Public Short Story/Poem Cuban
Intervention

Emilio Aguinaldo President
McKinley

Formal Letter Span/American
War

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