PR - PRESENTATION
|I can demonstrate the ability to give purposeful and effective presentations.|
|In order to meet the criteria in a specific level, the student must continue to meet the criteria of all previous levels.||Career Ready||College/Career Ready||College/Career Performing|
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I can introduce a presentation
|When appropriate, I can introduce myself.|
I can tell my audience the central idea of my presentation.
|I can appropriately welcome/greet my audience (e.g. "Good morning, ladies and gentlemen!")|
When appropriate, I can introduce myself and give some background information.
I can tell my audience the central idea I will be speaking about and the purpose of my presentation.
|I can attempt to engage my audience with a hook and welcome/greet them.|
When appropriate, I can introduce myself and provide some necessary background information that will help my audience understand my topic and/or the reason I am interested in it.
|I can explain the connection of my hook to my central idea.||I can use an engaging hook to get the attention of my audience and welcome/greet them in an engaging way.|
I can make clear the significance of my central idea.
|I can engage my audience with a compelling or provocative hook and welcome/greet them in an engaging way.|
I can connect the hook with my central idea so that one flows seamlessly into another.
I can present findings and supporting evidence
|I can stay focused on my central idea throughout my presentation.|
I can use examples or reasons that support my central idea.
I address some of the components of my presentation topic.
|I can keep my audience focused on the central idea throughout the presentation (e.g. by restating the central idea, by repeating key words, or by connecting back to the central idea). |
I can use descriptions, facts, and details to support my central idea.
I address most of the components of my presentation topic.
|I can present my central idea and findings in an organized and focused way throughout my presentation. |
I can clearly explain my descriptions, facts, and details to support my central idea.
I fully address all of the components of my presentation topic.
|I can clearly and succinctly explain my relevant evidence to support my central idea.|
I can make clear connections between my central idea and the supporting evidence.
|I can explain the several types of supporting evidence (e.g. explanations, examples, illustrations, statistics, analogies, quotations from relevant sources) that strengthen my central idea.|
I can use transition words to introduce my main points and supporting evidence (e.g. for example, in addition, shows that) and to make connections between my ideas (e.g. as stated earlier, in contrast to, similarly to).
When time allows, I can manage a Q&A session.
|I can explain the varied types of supporting evidence that strengthen my central idea and convey in-depth background knowledge on the topic. |
I can use transition words to introduce main points, connect ideas, and create a logical line of reasoning for my audience.
When appropriate, I can address alternative views, using specific evidence to support my position.
When time allows, I can manage a Q&A by fielding questions from the audience in a knowledgeable and concise way.
I can effectively use presentation aids
|I can make or use a visual aid for my presentation (e.g. poster, photographs, chart, graph).||I can include simple graphics, photos, or images that relate to my central idea.||I can make a visual aid for my presentation that has a uniform style (e.g. consistent colors, themes, fonts)|
I can include additional components (e.g. video, animated text/graphics, images, sounds, music) that enhance my presentation and relate to my central idea.
|I can include visual and/or multimedia components that support and reinforce my central idea. |
I can explain the visual and/or multimedia components so that my audience understands them and sees how they connect to my central idea.
|I can include specific visual and/or multimedia components to help clarify information, strengthen my central idea, and/or emphasize the most important information.|
I can emphasize only the most important information in my visual aids.
|I can make a visual aid for my presentation that has a uniform style. The style further emphasizes the content of my presentation.|
I can strategically use visual and/or multimedia components to help me achieve the purpose of my presentation (e.g. inform, persuade).
When appropriate, I can use technology to expand my audience (e.g. Zoom; record for later viewing).
I can engage with my audience, communicate, and use body movement effectively
|I can communicate loudly and clearly enough for my audience to hear and understand me. ||I can look out towards the audience to show engagement with them.||I can occasionally look out towards the audience to show engagement with them.|
I can choose relatable examples using my own words without simply reading someone else's words to the audience.
I can maintain good body positioning and/or move with purpose.
|I can frequently look out towards and engage with my audience.|
I can keep fidgeting and crutch words (e.g. um, uh, like, kind of, you know, right) to a minimum to keep from distracting my audience.
I can set a tone for my presentation that is appropriate for my audience (serious, humorous, enthusiastic).
|I can maintain engagement with my audience throughout my presentation.|
I can use relatable language, vocabulary, content, structure, and background knowledge using my own words without reading someone else's words to the audience.
I can keep my presentation moving without losing my place.
|I can interact with my audience and, if needed, change the pace and/or tone of my speaking to maintain interest and emphasize important points.|
I can use relevant gestures and/or appropriate facial expressions to engage my audience.
I can set a tone for my presentation that is appropriate for my audience (serious, humorous, enthusiastic), and I can maintain that tone throughout.
I can give an effective conclusion
|I can conclude my presentation by restating my central idea.||I can conclude my presentation by restating my central idea and main points.||I can end my presentation with a concluding statement.||I can leave my audience with something to think about (e.g. a clincher or a final thought).||I can conclude my presentation by summarizing my central idea and main points. |
I can leave my audience with suggested next steps, resources for further learning, or a call to commitment or action.
|I can conclude my presentation by providing a succinct and compelling synthesis of my central idea and main points, connecting back to my introduction.|
I can choose my final words carefully to impact my audience and leave them with a powerful message.