Preparation for Performance Task: Practicing Presentations

Practice makes progress. Working in pairs, presenters rehearse and refine their presentation skills before the big day when they pitch their film choices. Rehearsing also allows for the refining of prompt cards based on peer feedback and personal reflection.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Create an anchor chart or visuals to help clarify key vocabulary such as coherent, appropriate, and adequate
  • Identify patterns that emerged in the writing to share with the whole class
Classroom Considerations
  • Lesson seven of eight in the sequence of the Grade 8 ELA Module 3B, Unit 3
  • Make the exercise more effective by returning the End of Unit 3 Assessments with feedback
  • Presentation rubric is simple and easy to follow
  • Teaches practical skills for beyond the classroom
  • None
Common Core