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Final Oral Defense Evaluation Rubric 
The oral thesis defense evaluation rubrics is designed to be used by students who are presenting their final research paper for evaluation by a panel of experts. Students are scored in five categories-- organization, language and delivery, content, question and answer and timeliness.
Rubric Code: J228X6B
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Subject: (General)  
Type: Presentation  
Grade Levels: 9-12


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  Exemplary

5 pts

Proficient

4 pts

Needs Practice

3 pts

COMMENTS

(N/A)

Organization

Exemplary

The information is in logical, interesting sequence
which audience can follow. Uses an engaging beginning and/or
thoughtful ending. Moves smoothly from one idea to the next
all of the time.
Proficient

Student presents information in
logical sequence which audience can
follow. Uses an appropriate beginning or
ending. Moves smoothly from one idea to the
next some of the time.
Needs Practice

Sequence of information is
difficult to follow. Lacks beginning, middle,
and end. Does not move smoothly
from one point to another
COMMENTS
Language use and Delivery

Exemplary

Effectively uses eye contact. Speaks clearly, effectively and
confidently using suitable
volume and pace. Fully engages the audience.
Dresses appropriately,
Selects rich and varied words for
context and uses correct
grammar.
Proficient

Maintains eye contact.
Speaks clearly and uses suitable
volume and pace.
Takes steps to engage the
audience.
Dresses appropriately.
Selects words appropriate for
context and uses correct
grammar.
Needs Practice

Some eye contact, but not
maintained.
Speaks clearly and unclearly in
different portions.
Occasionally engages audience.
Dresses inappropriately.
qSelects words inappropriate for
context; uses incorrect grammar
COMMENTS
Content

Exemplary

Clearly defines the topic or
thesis and its significance.
Supports the thesis and key
findings with an analysis of
relevant and accurate evidence
Provides evidence of extensive
and valid research with multiple
and varied sources
Provides evidence of complex
problem solving and learning
stretch.
Combines and evaluates existing
ideas to form new insights.
Proficient

Defines the topic or thesis.
Supports the thesis with
evidence.
Presents evidence of research
with sources.
Provides some evidence of
problem solving and learning
stretch.
Combines existing ideas.
Needs Practice

Does not clearly define the topic
or thesis.
Does not support the thesis with
evidence.
Presents little or no evidence of
valid research.
Shows little evidence of problem
solving and learning stretch.
Shows little evidence of the
combination of ideas
COMMENTS
Question and Answer

Exemplary

Demonstrates extensive knowledge
of the topic by responding
confidently, precisely and
appropriately to all audience
questions and feedback.
Proficient

Demonstrates some knowledge of
the topic by responding accurately
and appropriately to questions and
feedback.
Needs Practice

Demonstrates incomplete
knowledge of the topic by
responding inaccurately and
inappropriately to questions and
feedback.
COMMENTS
Timeliness

Exemplary

Entire presentation was within 15 minutes of
allotted time.
Proficient

Entire presentation exceeded 5
minutes of allotted time.
Needs Practice

Entire presentation was exceeded 10
minutes of allotted time.
COMMENTS










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