To answer this question correctly, students must select Facts 2 and 4 and explain how both show that Mrs. Lathrop was atypical. Fact 2 shows that, unlike Lathrop, few rural Americans had electricity in 1921. Fact 4 indicates that Mrs. Lathrop was one of few women to have a college degree during the 1920s.
Student selects the correct fact and explains how it shows that Lathrop was not typical of American women in the 1920s.
This student accurately notes that when the letter was written it was very rare to have electricity in rural Kansas.
The student provides relevant evidence from the letter to support the claim that Lathrop was atypical.
The student identifies that only a small percentage of American women graduated from college at the time and explains how this makes Lathrop atypical.
Student selects the correct fact but provides an incomplete explanation of how it indicates that Lathrop was atypical.
The student is correct in noting that many Americans did not have access to electricity but does not fully explain how this makes Lathrop atypical.
This student correctly notes that few women had the opportunity to attend college, but the student does not directly connect this information back to Lathrop's letter.
Student does not select the correct fact or does not provide a rationale for selection.
This student's response does not address the prompt and focuses on an inconsequential detail.
This student does not answer the question.