A Christmas Carol - Project Based Assessment - Research Assignment
A Christmas Carol Presentation
You will become an expert on one aspect of Victorian life and in a brief presentation; you will explain the topic and show it is connected to A Christmas Carol with a visual aid. The presentation will count for a major grade. Here are the steps:
Step 1: As you read, listen, and view the story A Christmas Carol, you will take notes on different references to Victorian life using a graphic organizer provided by your teacher.
Step 2: When we finish with the play, you will be assigned a particular aspect of Victorian life to research when we return from the break. You could be assigned one of the following:
Family Life Daily Life for Children Food Homes
Clothes Workhouses Factories Leisure Activities
You will use the following websites to gather information on your topic:
Be sure to cite the website and write down at least five facts about your topic.
Step 3: Create your presentation. Your presentation should meet the following requirements:
· Five facts about your topic. Cite your research.
· A comparison between A Christmas Carol and your research to show how your topic connects to the movie or play. Remember to write the page number.
o Example: If you had Victorian money as your topic, you could write, “Come back here with the man, Adam, and I’ll give you a shilling. Come back here with him in less than five minutes, and I’ll give you half-a-crown.” (p. 723). The research states that a half-a-crown was worth more than a shilling. (Victorian England: An Introduction).
· A visual representation of your topic (Powerpoint or poster with a photograph, drawing, etc.)
· Don’t forget your name!
Due: January 8, 2013
Queen Victoria - 1837-1901