According to the article, how has the eagle been used in ancient times, Colonial America, and the United States in the 1900s? Explain your answer with details and information from the article.
To get a 4, a paper must include the following:
- uses of the eagle in ancient times
- uses of the eagle in Colonial America
- uses of the eagle in the U.S. in the 1900s
- sufficient details from the article
Related information from the article:
- monuments, statues, coins
- connected with majesty, power, and military victory
- 1700 brass token in New York
- 1776 copper penny in Massachusetts
- 1782 became official seal of U.S. (used for official treaties)
- General George Washington’s buttons on his uniform coat
- items waved by patriotic crowds
- the bird of honor on weathervanes, silver cups, buttons, money, ships, door knockers, over the doors of buildings, and woven into cloth
- on just about everything for sale
- on Paul Revere’s business cards
United States in the 1900s
- quarters and dollar bills
- local post office
- top of flagpoles
- the premier American symbol
- businesses in the phone book with the word “eagle” in their names
- brand names
- U.S. host symbol for the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles
- When the 1969 Lunar Lander touched down on the moon for the first time, its name was announced worldwide – “The Eagle has landed.”
- news stories about being taken off the endangered species list
- laws that ban the pesticide DDT
- laws that protect eagles from hunters, prey, and habitat threats
Score of 4 - This response shows a thorough understanding of the task. It is accurate and includes excellent support from the article.
The eagle was displayed on ancient monuments, statues and coins. Then in Colonial America the eagle was on weathervanes, silver cups, buttons, money, ships, doorknockers, over doors of buildings and woven into cloth. In the 1900's in the United States, the eagle is in business names, brans names, money and flagpoles. In the 1984 Summer Olympics, the eagle was the U.S. host symbol as a cartoon with a red, white and blue hat.
In ancient times, eagles were displayed on monuments, statues and coins. In Colonial America, it was used on a brass token in New York and a copper penny in Massachusetts. It was also approved to use on our distinctive American seal. In modern times, the 1984 Summer Olympics sported a cartoon-style emblem of an eagle wearing a red, white, and blue top hat. Even in space, when the Lunar Lander touched the moon for the first time, it was spoken worldwide "The Eagle has landed." And the eagle is still on money, not to mention businesses and brand names.
Score of 3 - This response shows a complete understanding of the task. It is accurate and fulfills all the requirements, but the support is not as complete as a "4" paper. Additional details from the article would improve this response.
The eagle has been used in ancient times on monuments, statues, and coins. In Colonial America, George Washington was wearing clothes that had eagle designs on it. Eagles showed up everywhere like weathervanes, silver cups and door knockers. Today, eagles continue to be popular in business. Also, they were the emblem of the Summer Olympics in 1984.
Centuries before the American Revolution, eagles were on statues, monuments, and coins. In the American colonies, the eagle was used on a 1700 brass token and 1776 copper penny as well. Then it was chosen for the seal of the U.S. In the U.S. in the 1900's it appears on money and flagpoles and brand names. When the Lunar Lander landed on the moon they said "The Eagle has landed."
Score of 2 - This response indicates a partial understanding of the task. It is essentially correct, but it needs more specific details from the article.
According to the article the eagle has been used on ancient monuments, statues and coins. In Colonial America, they were used on a 1700 brass token in New York and a 1776 copper penny in Massachusetts. In the United States they had the eagle as the official seal of the United States.
In ancient times, eagles were on monuments. By the 1700s into the 1800s you could see eagles on just about everything. Even Paul Revere was handing out business cards with eagles engraved on them. In 1969, when man walked on the moon for the first time this statement was announced, "The Eagle has landed."
Score of 1 - This response indicates a very limited understanding. It does not address all requirements of the task, and it needs more details from the article to explain each part of the question.
George Washington was making a fashion statement with American eagles on the buttons. And in the 1990's the first person to land on the moon said "The eagle has landed."
The bald eagle has been used many times. Such as being displayed on ancient monuments and coins. It is the seal of the U.S. and is known for its majesty and power.
Score of 0 - This response is not relevant to the question. The student failed to respond to the task. This is a confused response.
In ancient times it was on uniform buttons. No other bird is quite as famous.
The American Eagle is a very important bird. It is very popular nationwide. It is flying high.