Persuasive Student Presentation Critique

Name:____________________________________________Date:_____________Grade:_____

Topic:________________________________________________________________________

Topic  Was topic controversial and tailored to values, attitudes and beliefs of target audience?



Appropriate to Audience                                              1            2              3               4               5

Topic Controversy                                                       1            2             3               4                5

Hook  Was the opening effective and done with impact?



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Introduction/organizationWas there a thesis statement?



Persuasive objectives clearly stated                           1               2               3               4               5

Credibility established                                                  1               2               3               4               5

Preview of what is to come                                         1               2               3               4               5

Mental Dialogue  Did speaker anticipate and answer audience mental objections?



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Research   Was research sufficient and convincing?



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Construction  Was speech logically constructed and easy for audience to follow?



Logical order                                                              1               2               3               4               5

Pacing                                                                        1               2               3               4               5

Use of Pauses                                                           1               2               3               4               5

Transitions                                                                 1               2               3               4               5

Flow                                                                           1               2               3               4               5

Visual Aids



Each added to audience understanding                        1               2               3               4               5

Each discussed adequately                                          1               2               3               4               5

Equipment operation                                                     1               2               3               4               5
 

Language  Did speaker use direct, simple vocabulary with minimal use of filler words?



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Mechanics of presentation



Voice loud and clear                                                        1               2               3               4               5

Eye contact made with whole audience                         1               2               3               4               5

Poised, body language and gestures                             1               2               3               4               5

Did not read extensively from notes                               1               2               3               4               5

Passion and Enthusiasm  Did speaker exhibit excitement and emotion for subject?



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Conclusion Was the closing done with impact?



Powerful, impactful                                                       1               2               3               4               5

Restate must knows                                                    1               2               3               4               5

Finished within allotted time                                         1               2               3               4               5

General impression Did speaker seem prepared and achieve overall objective?



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Improvement  Did speaker seem prepared and achieve overall objective?



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Questions  Did speaker handle post-presentation questions clearly, concisely and accurately?



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