This assessment gauges whether students can identify the historical event depicted in an iconic photograph and evaluate its historical significance. Successful students will draw on their knowledge of the past to identify this influential image of U.S. Marines raising the American flag on Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima and then explain how the photograph was historically significant.
Iwo Jima Assessment
Iwo Jima Rubric
American Flag on Mount Suribachi - Library of Congress