• CANTERBURY PILGRIMS: ORAL REPORT

     
    Performance Task for Canterbury Tales Assignment!

    I. READ the selection from the book. You should be able to read fluently (pronouncing all words correctly and placing proper emphasis to aid your listeners' understanding.)

    II. TEACH the selection to the class. ANALYZE the character.
    A. Explain difficult words and expressions.
    B. Ask questions / solicit responses from the class.
    C. Create a caricature of your pilgrim which clearly represents his /her qualities.
    D. Use some sort of audio-visual aid in addition to C.
    E. Clearly define / reveal the personality of the pilgrim.

    III. SUBMIT an outline of your talk and a bibliography of three (3) sources (in the proper format).
    Example: Chaucer, Geoffrey. The General Prologue to the Canterbury Tales and the Canon Yeoman's Prologue and Tale. Ed. A.V.C. Schmidt. New York: Holmes and Meier, 1974. 145-6. Print.

    REMEMBER: You are the expert. Thoroughly acquaint yourself with all the available material.

    40 POINTS POSSIBLE:
    5 READING
    20 PRESENTATION (thorough, accurate, organized (content), prepared)
    5 CARICATURE
    5 OTHER AUDIO-VISUAL AID
    5 BIBLIOGRAPHY (minimum of 3 secondary sources, format)