To answer this assessment correctly, students must identify an iconic photograph and explain why the photograph is historically significant. For the first question, successful students should explain that this is an image of a migrant farm worker and her children during the Great Depression. For Question 2, successful students will explain that the photograph was significant because it has been widely used to represent the suffering of the Great Depression and/or has shaped public perceptions of life during the Great Depression.
Student clearly and specifically identifies the photograph.
Student clearly and specifically explains why the photograph was historically significant.
Student provides correct information related to the photograph but does not clearly identify it.
Student correctly elaborates on the photograph but does not clearly explain why it is historically significant.
Student does not correctly identify the photograph.
Student does not provide a correct or relevant explanation for why the photograph was historically significant.