Sample Rubric: Demonstration Speech

Name:

Delivery [35]

____Verbal Elements (20)

- Effective use of memory (10) Effective [ ] Ineffective: Read [ ] Somewhat Read [ ] Other [ ] _____

- Intelligibility (5) Effective [ ] Ineffective: Rate: Fast [ ] Slow [ ] Volume: Low [ ] Pronunciation [ ] Enunciation --- Emotional Expression & Tone (5) Effective [ ] Ineffective: Monotone [ ] Read [ ] Other [ ] _____

- Good vocal modulation (10) – talking loud enough and clearly, talking at an effective rate of speed

 

____Nonverbal Elements (10)

- Eye Contact (5) Effective [ ] Ineffective: Reading [ ] Fixed Point [ ] Missing: Left [ ] Right [ ] Other [ ] _____

- Overall Poise (3) Effective [ ] Ineffective: Swaying [ ] Fidgeting: Legs [ ] Hands [ ] Informal [ ] Other [ ] _____

- Facial Expression (1) Effective [ ] Ineffective [ ] Missing [ ]

- Gesticulation & Motivated Movement (1) Effective [ ] Ineffective [ ] Missing [ ]

____Effective use of presentation aides (5)

 

Structure [15]

____Macro (10)

- Introduction (5)

- Effectively used storytelling to gain/keep audience attention

- Effectively conclusion (5)

 

____Micro (5)

- Language (2) Effective [ ] Ineffective: Unclear [ ] Slang [ ] Informal [ ] Jargon [ ] Undefined

- Ineffective Fillers (3) Avoided [ ] Ineffective: Pauses [ ] Um [ ] Uh [ ] And [ ] So [ ] Like [ ] You Know?

________Time (Docked 5 points for every 30 seconds you are under four minutes or over five minutes)

 

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