Oral Presentation Rubric : ENGL 2120
         
Teacher Name: Jennifer Betts
Student Name:     ________________________________________
CATEGORY 4 (Excellent) 3 (Good) 2 (Fair)  1 (Poor)
Content Shows a full understanding of the topic. The student did not summarize the piece but analyzed it in detail. Shows a good understanding of the topic. The student did not summarize the piece but analyzed it in detail. Shows a good understanding of parts of the topic. The student summarized some of the piece instead of analyzing it in detail. Does not seem to understand the topic very well. The student summarized all of the piece instead of analyzing it in detail.
Preparedness Student is completely prepared and has obviously rehearsed. Student seems pretty prepared but might have needed a couple more rehearsals. The student is somewhat prepared, but it is clear that rehearsal was lacking. Student does not seem at all prepared to present.
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.
Comprehension Student is able to accurately answer almost all questions posed by classmates about the topic. Student is able to accurately answer most questions posed by classmates about the topic. Student is able to accurately answer a few questions posed by classmates about the topic. Student is unable to accurately answer questions posed by classmates about the topic.
Visual Aides Student uses several props (could include costume) that show considerable work/creativity and which make the presentation better. Student uses 1 prop that shows considerable work/creativity and which make the presentation better. Student uses 1 prop which makes the presentation better. The student uses no props OR the props chosen detract from the presentation.
Class Participation Student engages the class several ways in order to bring about class participation.  Prompt is creative and students enjoy participating.  Student questions the class or prompts them in order to bring about class participation.   Student uses a prompt but is unsuccessful in creating a unique class participation project. Student does not attempt to use any prompts to address class participation.