Atomic Bomb Publisher Articles

Atomic Bomb Publisher Articles

1. Publisher: You are a journalist living during World War II. You are to create a magazine special issue on the atomic bomb. You must have 5-6 articles in your magazine and it should also include pictures. Your articles should be as follows:a. At least one research article where you chronicle the history of the bomb from its inception through testingb. At least one article where you relate the events of the day the atomic bomb was dropped on either Hiroshima or Nagasaki. You should describe what the city (or particular section of the city) was like shortly before the bomb was dropped, as well as the aftermath.c. At least one editorial piece where you argue either the pro or con side of the dropping of the bomb.d. Your other 2-3 articles can take any format, but must be about the atomic bomb in some way. You can expand on one of the first three topics (for example, two editorial pieces, one pro, one con) or you can try something different. Examples could include but are not limited to: creative piece (story, poem, interview of a survivor); article about person or crew of one of the US bombers; article about Trumans decision to drop the bomb; bio piece on a survivor or Robert Oppenheimer, article about American reaction, etce. You must include a Works Cited. You can include it as part of your magazine or you can submit a separate Word documentRubric:Each article you write will be weighted the same and will be based on the following criteria:1. If you write 5 articlesa. Each is worth 17 pts.i. Factually correct relation of events 5ii. Clear evaluation of significance of events 6iii. Use of specific details to develop article 6b. Style, mechanics, pictures, works cited 152. If you write 6 articlesa. Each is worth 15 ptsi. Factually correct relation of events 5ii. Clear evaluation of significance of events 5iii. Use of specific details to develop article 5b. Style, mechanics, pictures, works cited 10


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