Term 2 Performance Task

Words – the most feasible way and most effective manner of man’s expression.

. the orphans. whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or the holy name of liberty and democracy?” We must be the change we wish to see. and the homeless. Messiah of Peace and Non-Violence “What difference does it make to the dead.Gandhi.

minds and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures. new directions to grow in. This is your moment. Own it. Try again. . Queen of Talk It is confidence in our bodies. Do the one thing you think you cannot do. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire.OPRAH WINFREY. Fail at it. and new lessons to learn which is what life is all about. Do better the second time.

South African Activist .NELSON MANDELA.

That the will of the people is the basis of the authority of government.“How can I be expected to believe that this same racial discrimination which has been the cause of so much injustice and suffering right through the years. should now operate here to give me a fair and open trial?.consider myself neither morally nor legally obliged to obey laws made by a Parliament in which I am not represented...” .. is a principle universally acknowledged as sacred throughout the civilized world.


A Panel Discussion is an intellectual academic discourse that aim at presenting testimonies and personal positions from your invited guests. brainstorm. A Panel Discussion using the modified Talk Show format allows you to discuss issues at certain levels and sides without at all being preachy and biased. . identify and decide on a very relevant topic within your level of interest and conduct a Panel Discussion. plan.Using your ideas and information we had discussed in class.

and writing about academic. observing. and political views and issues about people who have the ability to influence their audience—speakers who fire up the rest of us. Over the past several years. I have been interviewing. I outline three techniques you may want to consider in your own repertoire.The power and effective ability to convince others to believe in your stand about an issue by using facts and valid evidences. .

regardless of the power of the content. Volume. We are one people.raise the volume of your voice: "We are one nation." 3.Nothing is as dramatic as a well-placed pause. Pauses.. And our time for change has come. 1. Pause at key moments to make a memorable impact. 2.vary the speed at which you speak. Very few sentences are delivered at exactly the same pace. . Pacing.A monotonous speaking style lulls the listener to sleep.

each consists of 8 members. Draw lots for the order of Presentation All Plans must be verified and approved by your English teacher. . Matilda. Group Work. 3. Identify a very relevant social issue within your level of interest and closely related to the events and themes implied from the novel. 2. Ground Flr. Plan Working Committees: see example next slide. 8. 4. 5. HS Bldg during your scheduled presentaion.1. Present your Panel Discussion/Talk Show in front of an audience at the Spare Room. 7. 6. Decide a Final Theme/Topic for Panel Discussion. Brainstorm and discuss for further ideas.

layouts the parts of the program Follow up microphones. Sounds 4. Lights.etc Decorates the venue to make it appear like a TV studio Assists in preparing the venue In charge of asking questions and the emcee for the entire show . Book 6. music. Backdrop 5. Questions Fayassir Setiane Taradita Devita Billy Designs. sounds. Hosts. Hall Preparation. laptops. Script Writing Person Involved Angela Specific Task: Write the entire script for the show 2.Committee: 1. Props. Parts of the Talk Show 3.

keeping the conversation moving. and maintaining order in case things get out of hand (!). .You will be responsible for setting the tone of the discussion.

Think about the order in which you will ask guests to tell their story and decide which members of your group will ask questions to which guests. 2.1. These questions should be thought-provoking and should go beyond simple yes-or-no questions. You will be responsible for asking your questions to the other groups and encouraging them to ask questions to one another.Think of three questions for each of today’s guests. .

2.1.Decide on a name for our class talk show and decide what kind of talk show it will be. You may choose to model the talk show after a show on television such as those hosted by Oprah Winfrey. .Think about your guests for today’s episode of the show and decide on the theme for today’s show.

maximum of three guests per group It is also possible to get panelists from your group members who can representi the assigned character/historical figure on today’s talk show.Assign members of the group to introduce your invited guests minimum of two. Meet as a group and: .

.Come up with a short biography in which you will tell your story from your perspective. and think about how you might respond.Try to anticipate any questions that you think other guests might ask you. Keep in mind that these should be questions from your character’s perspective. 2.Write three questions that you would like to ask each of the other guests.1. 3. You may wish to include your personal views on the topic on today’s show.

asking their own questions and encouraging each group to ask questions of the other groups. the host group should be able to moderate the discussion. The group must their show title on the board and then introduce today’s topic. From this point forward. They will then (with coaching from the teacher as needed) introduce each guest in turn and allow the guest groups to express their views on the issue.After the given time to prepare and plan. . each group will stage their Talk Show.

throw in questions of his/her own. This discussion period can last anywhere from fifty minutes to an entire class period. .As the discussion proceeds. and (if necessary) help keep the discussion flowing smoothly and keep the students on-task. the hosts can encourage quieter members to participate.

Every single Details were addressed detail was given upon. others. There are few errors in capitalization. organized. done and rarely but occasionally distracted distracted others. Labels Delivery Talk show is wellTalk Show is organized. distracted others. Capitalization. . or spelling. each class period. to focus on the project Focused on getting the Usually focused on There was some focus on OR often distracted project done. attention. or spelling. Talk Show is somewhat organized. Presentation text (Mechanics and Spelling) There are some errors in capitalization. not clearly labeled. or spelling. punctuation. There are many errors in capitalization. Talk Show is not organized OR the items details were not properly addressed. and spelling are correct throughout the diorama. punctuation. Panel Discussion are clearly labeled.PANEL DISCUSSION RUBRIC CATEGORY 4 3 2 1 Group Work (Use of Class Time) Used time well during Used time well during Used some of the time well Did not use class time each class period. punctuation. punctuation. Most items of Some items of importance Most items of importance on the on the Panel Discussion are importance on the Panel Discussion are clearly labeled. Never getting the project getting the project done. All items of importance about the Panel discussion are clearly labeled. others. during each class period.

Student maintains eye contact most of the time but frequently returns to notes. student with information and is able cannot answer questions to answer only rudimentary about subject. interesting sequence which audience can follow. Student incorrectly Student pronounces most pronounces terms. 4 Student presents information in logical. Student is at ease with expected answers to all questions. presentation. seldom returning to notes. Student occasionally uses eye contact. Student's presentation has four or more spelling errors and/or grammatical errors. 2 Audience has difficulty following presentation because student jumps around. Mechanics Eye Contact Student maintains eye contact with audience. Subject Knowledge Student does not have grasp Student is uncomfortable of information. . precise pronunciation of terms so that all audience members can hear presentation. Elocution Student's voice is low. Student demonstrates full knowledge (more than required) by answering all class questions with explanations and elaboration. Student reads all of report with no eye contact. Presentation has no more than two misspellings and/or grammatical errors. and speaks too quietly for students in the back of class to hear. Student uses a clear voice and correct. Audience words correctly. 3 Student presents information in logical sequence which audience can follow. but fails to elaborate. but still reads most of report. Student mumbles. incorrectly pronounces terms. Presentation has no misspellings or grammatical errors. Presentation has three misspellings and/or grammatical errors.PRESENTATION RUBRIC PRESENTATION RUBRIC CRITERIA Organization 1 Audience cannot understand presentation because there is no sequence of information. questions. Student's voice is clear. Most members have difficulty audience members can hear hearing presentation.

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