.Oral Presentation Name: Date: Topic:
- The information I gave was interesting or important to others.
- I was well informed about my topic.
- I used vocabulary that the audience could understand or defined unfamiliar terms.
- My vocabulary was strong and varied.
- I used an effective and appropriate attention-getting device.
- I used logical appeals where appropriate.
- Logical appeals included reliable, factual information.
- I used emotional or persuasive appeals where appropriate.
- I added supportive detail to the main point(s).
- I correctly answered most questions from the audience.
- I maintained eye-contact most of the time.
- I spoke to the entire audience, not just one or two people.
- My pronunciation was clear and easy to understand.
- My rate of speech was not too fast or too slow.
- My voice could be heard easily by the entire audience.
- My voice varied in pitch; it was not monotone.
- I did not use filler words (e.g.., "uhm", "uh", "ah", "mm", "like", "etc.".)
- I used correct grammar.
- My body language was not too tense or too relaxed.
- I maintained good posture.
- I used meaningful gestures.
- I didn't fidget, rock back and forth, or pace.
- I used notes sparingly; I did not read from them.
- I didn't hesitate or lose my place.
- I didn't call attention to errors by apologizing.
- I organized ideas in a meaningful way.
- The information and arguments/details were easy to follow.
- I stayed focused and did not stray off topic.
- The introduction included a clear statement of the main point(s).
- I included necessary background information about the topic.
- The audience could predict the presentation's basic structure from the introduction alone.
- The body of the presentation contained support for, or details about, the main point(s).
- I used helpful transitions between main points.
- I used logical connectors between main points.
- Ideas flowed logically from one to the next.
- I had a strong conclusion.
- The audience could distinguish the introduction, body, and conclusion.
- Presentation aids were used during the speech.
- Presentation aids were relevant to the speech.
- Presentations aids improved the presentation or reinforced main points.
- Presentation aids were not distracting.
- Presentation aids were creative.
- Visual aids were easily viewed or read by the entire audience.
- Audio aids were easily heard by the entire audience
- Visual aids contained no spelling or grammatical errors.
Resources I used resources that addressed the topic thoroughly. I used resources that reflected different perspectives. Prominent resources were referred to in the speech. I used credible print resources. I used credible electronic resources. I used interviews with others as a resource. I used my own words in the speech. I used material in accordance with copyright. I cited my sources using the required format. A bibliography was available. Comments