I will make note of the progress and attention you give towards your work while you complete research in class and begin writing your speeches. This means that you will need to work diligently throughout class when given time to conduct research through means of a mobile lab or computer lab, as well as in your in-class writing. Your speech will be graded by means of a rubric.
|Content||Shows a full understanding of the topic.||Shows a good understanding of the topic.||Shows a good understanding of parts of the topic.||Does not seem to understand the topic very well.|
|Speaks Clearly||Speaks clearly and distinctly all (100-95%) the time, and mispronounces no words.||Speaks clearly and distinctly all (100-95%) the time, but mispronounces some words.||Speaks clearly and distinctly most ( 94-85%) of the time. Mispronounces many words.||Often mumbles or cannot be understood OR mispronounces multiple words.|
|Enthusiasm||Facial expressions and body language generate a strong interest and enthusiasm about the topic in others.||Facial expressions and body language sometimes generate a strong interest and enthusiasm about the topic in others.||Facial expressions and body language are used to try to generate enthusiasm, but seem somewhat faked.||Very little use of facial expressions or body language. Did not generate much interest in topic being presented.|
|Time-Limit||Presentation is 5-6 minutes long.||Presentation is 4 minutes long.||Presentation is 3 minutes long.||Presentation is less than 3 minutes OR more than 6 minutes.|