Monday, December 8, 2014

Inspirational Speech

Write one well-written and thought-out paragraph. Use complete sentences and correct grammar. Upper class students should be writing paragraphs with compound and complex sentences that are a minimum of six sentences long. 

You may comment on the following aspects as well: 
  1. Was the class inspired? How could you have been more inspirational?
  2. Eye Contact
  3. Nervousness
  4. Audience Feedback
  5. Preparation--did you practice enough? Too much?
  6. Speaking rate (too fast? too slow? too many pauses?)
  7. Gestures (Did you do any?)
  8. Poise and Presence 
  9. Organization
  10. Facial Expressions 
  11. Dressed and Groomed?
  12. Outline/Notes/Manuscript

In addition, leave feedback for at least two students. Feedback should be specific and original