10th grade English Presentation 100 points
Assignment: You will give a 2-4 minute speech about a piece of multimedia of your choice. Your speech needs to examine how a chosen piece of multimedia (original or researched) either reflects or challenges a current social norm. You will need to share an example of your multimedia (20-40 sec., if audio or video). You may use one 4X6 notecard during your speech as a reference only. Do not attempt to write your entire speech on the notecard!!
Grading Presentations will be graded using the rubric on the opposite side of these instructions.
Holds attention of entire audience with use of direct eye contact, seldom looking at notecard.
Uses direct eye contact consistently with audience, but still returns to notecard.
Displays minimal eye contact with audience, while reading mostly from notecard.
Does not make eye contact with audience. Report is read from notecard.
Poise / Confidence
Displays relaxed, self-confident nature about self, with no mistakes.
Displays little or no tension; may make minor mistakes, but quickly recovers from them.
Displays mild tension; has trouble recovering from mistakes.
Displays tension and nervousness; has trouble recovering from mistakes.
Uses a clear voice and correct, precise pronunciation of words so that all audience members can hear. Achieves intentional and appropriate modulation/ inflection.
Uses a clear voice and pronounces most words correctly. Most audience members can hear presentation. Employs effective modulation/ inflection.
Uses a low voice. Student incorrectly pronounces words. Audience members have difficulty hearing presentation. Attempts modulation/ inflection.
Mumbles, incorrectly pronounces words, and speaks too quietly for a majority of students to hear. Lacks modulation/ inflection.
Content and Focus
Presents a strong, attention-getting opening. Clearly explains the social norm being addressed. Gives relevant explanation about how the chosen media reflects or challenges social norms.
Presents a good, attention-getting opening. Explains the social norm being addressed. Gives mostly relevant explanation about how the chosen media reflects or challenges social norms.
Attempts an attention-getting opening. Somewhat explains the social norm being addressed. Attempts to explain how the chosen media reflects or challenges social norms, although the explanation may only be partially successful.
May not use an attention-getting opening. Does not adequately explain the social norm being addressed. Unsuccessfully explains how the chosen media reflects or challenges the social norm.