This 2 day assignment has students preparing a speech on any of 4 different prompts about the Byzantine Empire, Silk Road, Eastern Orthodox Religion, or Byzantine Achievements. Students will have the opportunity to use a graphic organizer to help them write their speech and then on day 2 have two students peer edit the speech before reading it aloud.
1) 4 Prompts
2) Presentation Rubric
3) Byzantine Speech Assignment Breakdown--Worth 100 points (20 for preparation 40 for the written speech and 40 for the oral presentation)
4) Steps to Writing a Successful Speech
5) Graphic Organizer
6) 2 Peer Editing Worksheets