Extra Credit Speech Project Guidelines and Rubric by suchenfz

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									            Extra Credit Speech Project Guidelines and Rubric
   1. The students must read Shakespeare’s masterpiece “Othello” and understanding
      its setting, plot, characters, and literary elements.
   2. The students will prepare a 5 – 7 minute speech in which they will:
           a. Perform a short summary of the plot
           b. Discuss the importance of Shakespeare’s work in the history of the
               English language (this will require some research)
           c. Discuss the historical background of “Othello”
           d. Express conclusions that support the student’s opinion about “Othello”
   3. Students may have notes, HOWEVER there can be NO reading whatsoever
   4. Students must be prepared to answer questions about “Othello” (answering the
      questions will NOT count as part of the 5 – 7 minutes)

                                          Rubric

                            Pronunciation:         10 points
                            Fluency:               10 points
                            Body Language:         10 points
                            Emotion:               10 points
                            Eye Contact:           10 points
                            Content:               10 points
                            Opinions/Conclusions: 10 points
                            Response #1:           10 points
                            Response #2:           10 points
                            Total Score:          100 points

   The Colegio Menor in house contest will take place on THURSDAY, APRIL 15th
   from 2:50 – 3:50 in room 335.

          If you score 85 – 100 you will receive 10 extra credit points towards
           summative assessments.
          If you score 75 – 85 you will receive 8 extra credit points towards summative
           assessments.
          If you score 65 – 75 you will receive 5 extra credit points towards summative
           assessments.
          If you score less than 65 you will NOT receive ANY points.
          If you are chosen as the representative for Colegio Menor, you will receive 15
           extra credit points towards a summative assessment 

The contest at William Shakespeare will be on April 29th at 10:30am.

								
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