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CPHS_Creative Writing - James. J. Hill House - Historical Fiction Assignment: Evaluate

This guide has been designed to help you through the research and writing processes for completing your Creative Writing II Historical Fiction assignment. Standards Met:,,,,,

Student Sampels

Click here to find examples of exemplary student written Historical Fiction based on the James J. Hill House:

Rebecca Dearing

Melissa Morrison

Connor Delahanty



A. Accuracy: At what level does the writer achieve appropriate historical accuracy?

B. Idea: How engaging/creative is the overall idea?

C. Show v. Tell: How effective is the writer in showing and telling in the appropriate places?  

D. Dialogue: How much does the diction sound like people of the time talking to each other?