You will get a grade in each of these three areas:




††††††††††† Be loud and clear

††††††††††† Make eye contact with your audience

††††††††††† Donít speak too slowly or too fast

††††††††††† Donít be afraid to look away from your notes

††††††††††† Hold things up so we can see them

††††††††††† Donít turn your back on the audience

††††††††††† Smile, and have fun!




††††††††††† Make sure you cover all four functions of the introduction

††††††††††† Make sure the Central Purpose Statement is one sentence that clearly

††††††††††††††††††††††† explains the purpose of your speech

††††††††††† Have between 2 and 5 divisions in the body of your outline

††††††††††† Have an effective conclusion




††††††††††† Be familiar with your subject matter

††††††††††† Make sure you have enough material for a speech that lasts

††††††††††††††††††††††† between 5 and 7 minutes