Grading For Presentation


1) The purpose for the presentation is clear - presents research findings on a narrowed topic

3-5 sources are discussed (3-5 on Tuesday; 4-5 on Wednesday)
Sources are all on same narrowed topic
Main ideas/findings of the sources are clearly stated.
Information provided is all related

2) The speech is well organized.

Audience is given verbal clues (transitional words) helping us through the material
The presentation lasts about 5 minutes (no longer)
The visual helps the audience follow the presentation

3) Voice is audible and uses inflection to help with meaning.

Speaker mainly looks at audience instead of at notes (no reading).
Eye contact is maintained.
Gestures and language choice would be considered “professional.”
There is some enthusiasm and seriousness in the presentation.

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