Gilman School
Public Speaking  
                                                                           
Speech Evaluation Sheet

 

                Name:                                                                     Grade:                                          

 

                Marking scale:                      5              Unusually Good

                                                                4              Above Average

                                                                3              Satisfactory

                                                                2              Needs Improvement

                                                                1              Poor (often indicates lack of preparation)

 

                Delivery of Speech

                Ability to communicate with the audience                      5              4              3              2              1

 

                Use of notes and eye contact:                                           5              4              3              2              1

 

                                Donít hold the notes              .  Look up more             .

                                You look up and down too often              .

 

                Rate of speaking: Much too fast            .       A little too fast             .

                                Too much hesitation         .   Choppy delivery             .    Vary the rate more           .

 

                Enunciation and pronunciation                                         5              4              3              2              1             

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                Basic vocal force: Much too quiet            .       A little too fast              .

                                                                Adequate           . Good            .                    Too loud             .

 

                Posture:                 Donít lean on the lectern            .          Stand firm              .

 

           

                Use of gestures                                                                    5              4              3              2              1

 

                Composure                                                                            5              4              3              2              1             

 

                Expressiveness:                   

                                variation of force and expression                      5              4              3              2              1

 

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                Content of Speech

                Effectiveness of opening                                                    5              4              3              2              1

                Organization                                                                         5              4              3              2              1             

                Use of examples                                                                   5              4              3              2              1             

                Writing style                                                                         5              4              3              2              1             

                Effectiveness of closing                                                     5              4              3              2              1             

 

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