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Expository Speech 
Students will research, plan, and compose a speech in which their performance will be evaluated in terms of specific standards set in class, including the clarity and completeness of your speech and the quality of your presentation in explaining your topic matter. Non-verbal communication is highlighted. Students will have up to 5 minutes to deliver the speech.
Rubric Code: P234B8C
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Subject: Communication  
Type: Presentation  
Grade Levels: 9-12


Powered by iRubric Expository speech
  Excellent

20 pts

Good

15 pts

Fair

10 pts

Poor

5 pts

Introduction
10 pts

Excellent

Clever attention-getting introduction with a clear indication of the thesis and major points to be discussed.
Good

Introduction orients the audience to topic and theme, but is not engaging. The audience has an idea of what is to follow.
Fair

Introduction establishes the topic or the theme but not both. Not attention-getting.
Poor

Introduction does not grab attention. There is not an easily identifiable thesis or idea of the major points to be discussed.
Content
10 pts

Excellent

Demontrates complete understanding of topic and uses effective transitions. Support material displays original, relevant, and logical thought.
Good

Demonstrates a clear understanding of the topic. Generally effective transitions but support material lacks in originality, relevancy and/or thought.
Fair

Content is accurate, but does not demonstrate depth, development, or complete understanding.
Poor

Little or no grasp of the information. Support material may be inaccurate, inappropriate, and/or too general.
Organization
10 pts

Excellent

Thoughts are clearly organized, developed, and supported to achieve the purpose. Transitions are effectively utilized to create a smooth transition from point to point.
Good

Ideas flow smoothly from introduction to conclusion. Transitions are generally effective.
Fair

Logical progression of thoughts, but transitions are awkward. An attempt at structure is present, but can be illogical or inconsistent.
Poor

There appears to be no clear structure of thoughts. Ideas lack direction. Transitions are awkward and/or non-existent.
Eye Contact
10 pts

Excellent

Speaker rarely refers to notes. Makes sustained eye contact with all members of the audience.
Good

Speaker maintains inconsistent eye contact with the audience or focuses on one person/part of the audience, ignoring the rest.
Fair

Speaker frequently refers to notes and makes little eye contact with the audience.
Poor

Speaker reads the speech and/or rarely looks at the audience, if at all.
Vocal Delivery
10 pts

Excellent

Excellent vocal expression including appropriate variance in volume, pitch, and rate. Enthusiatic about topic.
Good

Good vocal expression including appropriate volume, pitch, and rate.
Fair

Some vocal expression, but lacking in enthusiasm, volume, pitch, and/or rate.
Poor

Monotone and/or mumbling. Not effective in maintaining the audience's attention.
Lacking in enthusiasm, volume, pitch, and/or rate.



Keywords:
  • Speech to Inform







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