EXAM # 3: PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT
YOUR TASK: Based on your reading of Benazir Bhutto’s “Ideas Live On,” and Henry David Thoreau’s “Civil Disobedience”, write a multi-paragraph response to one of the following prompts:
1). Is democracy “the last improvement possible in government” (Thoreau, part 3, par. 19)?
2). What is the role and responsibility of government?
3). Who should have power to make decisions in a society?
Your response will be assessed using the Performance Assessment Rubric.
Guidelines: 1). Closely read the prompt.
2). Organize your ideas and evidence.
3). Develop a response that synthesizes content from both texts.
4). Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support your analysis.
5). Follow the conventions of standard written English.