Napoleon: Hero or Tyrant?
Assignment: You are working for a French newspaper, the year is 1815. Your newspaper portrays
Napoleon as a hero or a tyrant. You will publish a 2-4 page newspaper that must include articles on:
Napoleon editorial - What he is doing for France, is he a hero or a tyrant? This is your
Art or Artists of 1815
Scientific Advancements of the day (1815)
A review of a recent (1815) work of literature
What are the current (1815) fashions (Optional)
What are the current (1815) musicians up to? (Optional)
Use the following link to get ideas for a newspaper name:
Artists of the day:
Musicians: Beethoven, Liszt, and Rossini
Writers: Chateaubriand, Washington Irving, Jane Austen, Byron, Shelley, Mme. De Stael, and Goethe,
Painters: Ingres, Constable, and Goya.
Science: Early steamships and steam power engines are being field tested at this time, and Lamarck is
writing about biological species.
You should include pictures in each of your articles. Make sure you proof-read your articles for
grammar and spelling.
____ Title page (name for your newspaper
____ Article titles
____ Author of article
____ Appropriate pictures for articles
____ Captions for your pictures
____ Edit your article
____ Your article tells the reader what you want them to know
100 points Newspaper articles are thorough and complete. Information is accurate.
Pictures are included in the newspaper. No grammatical or spelling errors.
Use of complete sentences. Newspaper is creative and informative, showing
evidence of quality and time well spent. Newspaper includes a title.
1212 Newspaper is complete. Information is accurate. Articles are
80 points thorough, however they lack some detail. Few grammatical errors/
spelling errors. Use of complete sentences. Newspaper is creative
showing evidence of time well spent. Pictures are included.
Newspaper includes a title
Newspaper is complete. Articles are missing several important facts
60 points and details. Information is accurate. Many grammatical/spelling
errors. Newspaper is not creative and no pictures are used. No title.
40 points Newspaper shows little or no effort. Articles are not completed.
Unacceptable grammatical/spelling errors. No creativity.
0 points Assignment not completed