King Louis XVI & Marie
In a group of 3, prepare an interview with both King Louis XVI & Marie
Antoinette as if they have come back in time. One person will take the role
of the interviewer/talk show host/radio host, one person will take the role
of King Louis XVI, and one person will take the role of Marie Antoinette.
You should have an amazing way of introducing each historical figure before
your interview starts, for they are here with you in the year 2012!!!
Provide a minimum of 10 questions and answers for King Louis XVI in your
interview. These questions should teach your classmates about what kind of
man he was with regards to how he saw himself, his beliefs, his lifestyle, his
time in rule, etc.
Provide a minimum of 5 questions and answers for Marie Antoinette. These
questions should teach your classmates about what kind of woman she was
with regards to her beliefs, her views on peasant life, her lifestyle, etc.
Your answers should provide accurate details of the lives of both King Louis
XVI and Marie Antoinette.
Use your textbook and the internet to formulate and answer your questions.
You must hand in your list of questions and answers citing where the
information was taken from.
You also must include a ‘Works Cited’ page for the questions and answers
that you formulated from the textbook, as well as any information that you
found on the internet.
You will be presenting your interview to the class and may do so in one of a few
-Act out the interview LIVE in front of the class
-Record your interview as if it was being played on the radio and play it for
-Videotape your interview as of it was a TV style interview and play it for
Presentation Date: _______________________
Assessment-You will be graded on the following rubric:
Exceeds Expectations (4) Meets Expectations (3) Minimally Meets Not Yet Within
Expectations (2) Expectations (1)
Introduction Students have an amazing Students have an There is an There is no
introduction that is introduction that is introduction, but it is introduction.
extremely creative and creative and accurate. brisk and blunt.
Knowledge Students came up with 15 Students came up with Students came up with Students do have
creative questions and 15 creative questions and 15 questions, but some 15 questions and
answers and can accurately answers and can answer of the answers or answers, and do not
answer all them. It is most questions with questions are not accurately answer
evident that they fully accuracy. They accurate, or do not most of the
understand who each understand who each relate to the historical questions. The
historical was and their historical figure was. figures. questions are
importance to the French immature and/or
Preparation/ The students have fully The students are The students are The students are
Presentation prepared for the interview, prepared for the somewhat prepared for unprepared for the
and a lot of effort has interview and effort has the interview, but more interview. Much
gone into it. They have gone into it. effort could have been more effort was
used props and/or gone made. needed.
‘above and beyond’ the day
of the presentation.
Interview Both the interviewer and Both the interviewer and Either the interviewer It is difficult to
the people being the people being or the people being understand the
interviewed can be interviewed can be interviewed cannot be interviewer or
heard/understood very heard/understood. There heard/understood. people being
clearly. There are no is an occasional giggle or There is giggling and interviewed. There
giggles or pauses, and it is pause, but is still pauses at times. is giggling and too
very professional. professional. many pauses.
Group Work Class time was used Class time was used Class time could have Too much class
effectively as a group. effectively for the most been used more time was wasted.
Roles were delegated part. Roles were effectively. Roles The teacher had to
responsibly. Each member delegated. Each member were difficult to delegate roles.
of the group took an active had a role in the delegate. Each One person did
role in making the interview, and member had a role, but most of the work.
presentation the best one contributed to the final may not have The task was not
possible by contributing task. contributed equally to taken seriously.
equally to the task. the overall task.
Final Mark /20