Watch the video, then evaluate the speech by addressing the following: 

  • Audience: What was the speaker’s target audience? How do you know?
  • Introduction: Identify the speaker’s attention-getter, topic, and thesis. Did the attention-getter grab your interest? Why or why not? What was the speaker’s thesis or central idea? 
  • Body: How did the speaker support her claim (thesis)?
  • Conclusion: Did the speaker end strongly? Why or why not?  
  • Presentation Aids: Describe the presentation aids used by the speaker. Were they effective? Why or why not?
  • Delivery: Evaluate the delivery of the speech. What was done particularly well?