Memoirs of a Legend

To conclude a study of the French Revolution, young historians adopt the voice of critics of Napoleon Bonaparte and lay charges against him. They then craft a memoir in Napoleon's voice that details his motives and what he sees as his accomplishments. To complete the project, writers add their own assessment of the Heir of the Republic.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Keep models of projects from year-to-year to use as models
Classroom Considerations
  • Although designed for an honors-level class, the assignment would be engaging for all learners with additional scaffolding 
Pros
  • The assignment address all levels of Bloom's taxonomy
Cons
  • A detailed rubric is not included