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.
- Keep models of projects from year-to-year to use as models
- Although designed for an honors-level class, the assignment would be engaging for all learners with additional scaffolding
- The assignment address all levels of Bloom's taxonomy
- A detailed rubric is not included