Feldon, D. F., Warren, S., & Rates, C. (2015). Cognitive task analysis. In J. M. Spector (Ed.), SAGE Encyclopedia of Educational Technology (pp. 118-122). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE. This brief encyclopedia entry offers another summary of a task analysis for cognitive skills.
Rothwell, W. J., Kazanas, H. C., Benscoter, B., King, M., & King, S. B. (2016). Mastering the instructional design process: A systematic approach (5th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley & Sons. Read pp. 49-50. You can scan some of the other data collection techniques, though take caution to avoid being overwhelmed. At this stage, it's best to focus on the higher-level information about a task analysis.
Brown, A. H., & Green, T. D. (2015). The essentials of instructional design: Connecting fundamental principles with process and practice (3rd ed.). New York, NY: Routledge. Read Chapter 4 about conducting a task analysis. The examples in Figures 4.1 and 4.2 are likely to be useful as you complete your own analysis of a simple task.
Jonassen, D. H., Tessmer, M., & Hannum, W. H. (1998). Task
analysis methods for instructional design. Mahwah, NJ: Routledge. While this book is older, it is a seminal text on task analysis methods for instructional design. Read Chapter 1: What is task analysis? for an overview that may assist you in analyzing your task in this week's assignment.