Step1: Choose a wonder of the world from the list. Step 2: Read over the rubric carefully. Step 3



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Task: You will research one of the many wonders of our world ,and present a speech on this wonder. A visual aid must accompany your presentation.
Step1: Choose a wonder of the world from the list.

Step 2: Read over the rubric carefully.

Step 3: Research your wonder of the world focusing on the information needed for the

speech. Take notes.



Step 4: Create an outline of how your speech will be presented. (You will learn how to

create an outline in class.)



Step 5: Write your speech using your outline as your guide.

Step 6: Create a visual aid.

Step 7: Rehearse, Rehearse, Rehearse…

Step 8: Come prepared and ready to class with your note cards, rubric, and visual aid.
Follow the rubric to earn the maximum points.

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Seven Wonders of the Ancient World:

Seven Wonders of the Ancient World:


  1. Great Pyramid at Giza

  2. Hanging Gardens of Babylon

  3. Statue of Zeus Olympia

  4. Temple of Artemis at Ephesus

  5. Mausoleum at Halicarnassus

  6. Colossus of Rhodes

  7. Lighthouse at Alexandriahttps://encrypted-tbn3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:and9gcqldy-5_d1kntuwxslvt-jwhrs76tgoxofq0812fmzjvenetxtj



Seven Wonders of the Medieval World:

  1. Stonehenge

  2. Colosseum

  3. Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa

  4. Great Wall of China

  5. Porcelain Tower of Nanjing

  6. Hagia Sophia

  7. Leaning Tower of Pisahttp://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:and9gcs84_ilj8ngkqgrylsid5ydneqh3_xmqktiiryjqw07au4yzyaqyg


Other Wonders:

  1. Taj Mahal

  2. Cairo Citadel

  3. Machu Picchu

  4. Chichen Itza

  5. Forbidden City (Imperial Palaces of the Ming and Qing Dynasties in Beijing and Shenyang)

  6. Teotihuacan

  7. Statues on Easter Island


Websites to Get You Started:

http://7wonders.mrdonn.org/index.html

http://www.unmuseum.org/wonders.htm

http://www.cnn.com/TRAVEL/DESTINATIONS/9705/seven.wonders/

http://www.history.com/content/sevenwonders/wonders-of-the-ages/seven-medieval-wonders

http://www.britannia.com/history/h7.html



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Speech Presentation

Name:_____________________________________ Due Date: ____________________

Topic: ______________________________________________________________________

Learning Target: Research one of the Wonders of the World to create a speech which explains that Wonder to your classmates.






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Comments:

Describes geographic location of structure

Gives an accurate description of location in terms of both ancient and modern

Gives an accurate location in terms of one of the two

Gives a vague location

Mentions the location

Gives no location




Describes the Wonder’s physical structure

(All Values Multiplied by 2)

Paints a detailed picture for the class

Lists all important physical features

Lists some important physical features

Lists a couple of physical features

Does not give any physical description




History of the Wonder

(All Values Multiplied by 2)

Provides a full and chronological history of the wonder

Provides a clear or chronological history of the wonder

Provide a partial history of the wonder

Provides minimal history of the structure

No mention of the history of the structure




Description of society and culture that built this structure

Detailed description of both society and culture

Partial description of society and culture

Description of society or culture

Mention of society or culture

No mention of society or culture




Appeal of the Structure

Completely explains the appeal of the structure and the demographics of who visits it

Completely explains the appeal of the structure

Partially explains the appeal of the structure

Mentions that the structure is appealing

No mention of appeal of structure




Visual Aid

At least two informative pictures of the structure are available to students

At least one informative picture of the structure is available to students

At least one picture of limited value is available to students

An attempt is made to provide a picture but it is not at all informative

No picture




Ability to Answer Questions about your Wonder

Answers all questions successfully

Has at least one obvious hole in knowledge

Has at least two obvious holes in knowledge

Has at least three obvious holes in knowledge

No ability to answer questions about your Wonder




Introduction and Conclusion

Grabs the attention of the audience with the intro. and clearly communicates the topic of the speech. Concludes the speech with summation

Attempts to grab the attention of the audience and clearly communicates the topic of the speech. Has a conclusion but does not sum it up

Has an intro but does not have an attention grabber and/or a topic. Abruptly concludes without summing it up

Has either an intro or conclusion but does not have both.

No Intro or conclusion




Speech Skills (rate, eye contact, volume, & posture)

All appropriate

3 of 4

2 of 4

1 of 4

None of the four at any point during speech




Length (3-4 minutes)

3-4 minutes

2:30-2:59 or 4:01-4:30

2:00-2:29 or 4:31-5:00

1:59-1:45 or 5:01-5:15

Less than 1:30 or more than 5:30




Resources, Outline, and rubric turned in on time (All values multiplied by 2)

Student provides both a list of at least 2 websites used and a complete outline of speech information

Student provides both a list of at least 2 websites used and a partial outline of the speech

Students provide a list of one website and a partial outline of speech

Students provide a partial outline of speech

No website list or outline OR use of Wikipedia (or similarly unreliable sites)




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