RUBRIC FOR THE PROPOSAL

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VOICE

6

5 or 4

3 or 2

1

0

Exhibits all 6 criteria

Exhibits 5 or 4 criteria

Exhibits 3 or 2 criteria

Exhibits 1 criterion

Exhibits the criteria below

Speaks loudly

 

 

 

Speaks inaudibly

Speaks clearly

 

 

 

Mumbles or slurs speech

Says words correctly

 

 

 

Says words incorrectly

Enunciates words

 

 

 

Does not enunciate words

Varies tone

 

 

 

Speaks in monotone

Uses tone and volume to convey specific message

 

 

 

Uses tone and volume that does not help to convey message

PACE

4

3

2

1

0

Exhibits all 4 criteria

Exhibits 3 criteria

Exhibits 2 criteria

Exhibits 1 criterion

Exhibits the criteria below

Pauses are natural and correspond to message

 

 

 

Does not pause or continuously pauses at improper times

Speed of talking is appropriate

 

 

 

Speed is too slow or too fast

Change of rhythm helps to convey message

 

 

 

Change of rhythm is distracting

Tempo is steady

 

 

 

Tempo is halting

PLATFORM BEHAVIOR

6

5 or 4

3 or 2

1

0

Exhibits all 6 criteria

Exhibits 5 or 4 criteria

Exhibits 3 or 2 criteria

Exhibits 1 criterion

Exhibits the criteria below

Maintains eye contact with listeners

 

 

 

Does not acknowledge listeners

Is poised for the entire speech

 

 

 

slouches

Gestures emphasize or help to convey message

 

 

 

Gestures distract or confuse listeners

Listens to questioners and negotiators

 

 

 

Ignores questioners and negotiators

Is enthusiastic

 

 

 

drones

Easily handles notes

 

 

 

Handles notes with difficulty

CONTENT

6

5 or 4

3 or 2

1

0

Exhibits all 6 criteria

Exhibits 5 or 4 criteria

Exhibits 3 or 2 criteria

Exhibits 1 criterion

Exhibits the criteria below

Speaks in complete and short sentences

 

 

 

Conveys incomplete thoughts or speaks in long and confusing sentences

Uses appropriate words

 

 

 

Does not know definitions of words used

Explains answers to questions in a different manner than first presented

 

 

 

Ignores questions or constantly repeats first answer given

Introduction, body and conclusion are clearly related

 

 

 

Rambles because speech is unstructured

Uses appropriate transitions between points

 

 

 

Conveys points randomly

Sources and date of data are noted

 

 

 

Does not cite data

TIME

3

2

1

0

3-4 minutes

2-3 minutes

1-2 minutes

Below 1 minute or over 4 minutes

SCORING RUBRIC

 

Total Points

Maximum Points

Voice

 

6

Pace

 

4

Platform Behavior

 

6

Content

 

6

Time

 

3

Total

 

25

 

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