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BETTER SPEAKER SERIES : Beginning Your Speech

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Project: Beginning Your Speech

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BETTER SPEAKER SERIES : Concluding Your Speech

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Project: Concluding Your Speech

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BETTER SPEAKER SERIES : Controlling Your Fear

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Project: Controlling Your Fear

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BETTER SPEAKER SERIES : Impromptu Speaking

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Project: Impromptu Speaking

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BETTER SPEAKER SERIES : Selecting Your Topic

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Project: Selecting Your Topic

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BETTER SPEAKER SERIES : Know Your Audience

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Project: Know Your Audience

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BETTER SPEAKER SERIES : Organizing Your Speech

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Project: Organizing Your Speech

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BETTER SPEAKER SERIES : Creating An Introduction

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Project: Creating An Introduction

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BETTER SPEAKER SERIES : Preparation And Practice

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Project: Preparation And Practice

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BETTER SPEAKER SERIES : Using Body Language

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Project: Using Body Language

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COMMUNICATING ON VIDEO : Straight Talk

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Project: Straight Talk

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Objectives
* To effectively present an opinion or viewpoint in a short time.
* To simulate giving a presentation as part of a television broadcast.
* TIME: 3 minutes, plus or minus 30 seconds.

Note to the Evaluator:
For this project, the speaker was asked to prepare and present an editorial designed for an “on camera” television presentation. The editorial should clearly
present the news event or current issue that it addresses, and present a reaction or stand to the event or issue. Although the presentation may be videotaped, your evaluation will be based on the live presentation. However, it is suggested you review the videotape later with the speaker and discuss how effective the presentation would have been had it actually been broadcast. It is suggested you read the entire project and the appendix before you hear the presentation.

What was the news event or current issue on which the editorial was based?

What reaction did the speaker have toward the news event or issue? Was it clearly presented?

Did the speaker show sound logic and reasoning in explaining his / her viewpoint?

Were the words carefully chosen, short and clearly pronounced?

Did the speaker relate convincingly to the television camera?

Was the speaker's appearance appropriate? How did his or her appearance affect the editorial

How effective do you feel the editorial would have been had it actually been broadcast?

COMMUNICATING ON VIDEO : The Talk Show

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Project: The Talk Show

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To understand the dynamics of a video interview or "talk" show.
To prepare for the questions that may be asked of you during a video interview program.
To present a positive image on the video camera.
To appear as a guest on a simulated video talk show.

How prepared was the speaker? What indicated this?

How effectively did the speaker answer the questions? Did the speaker show enthusiasm?

How did the speaker use a story or anecdote to illustrate or emphasize a point?

Did the speaker appear relaxed, confident, and poised? Were the speaker’s gestures/body movements appropriate for the special requirements on video? Did the speaker relate appropriately to the studio audience?

How did the speaker’s appearance (clothing, makeup, etc.) enhance or detract from the presentation?

How effective do you feel the speaker would have been on a "real" talk show?

COMMUNICATING ON VIDEO : When You Are the Host

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Project: When You Are the Host

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To conduct a successful video interview.
To understand the dynamics of a successful video interview or "talk" show.
To prepare questions to ask during the interview program.
To present a positive, confident image on the video camera.

How well prepared was the speaker?

How effectively did the speaker lead the interview? Were questions clear? Were they in logical sequence?

What was the guest’s field of expertise? Did the speaker make this clear in the guest’s introduction?

Did the speaker appear relaxed, confident, and poised? Were gestures/body movements appropriate for the special requirements of video?

How well did the speaker relate to the camera and the studio audience? Was eye contact with the camera made at the appropriate times?

How did the speaker’s appearance (clothing, makeup, etc.) affect your impression of the presentation?

How effective do you feel the speaker would have been on a"real" talk show?

COMMUNICATING ON VIDEO : Training On Video

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Project: Training On Video

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To learn how to develop and present an effective training program on video.
To receive personal feedback through the videotaping of your presentation.

How was the training program directed toward the needs of the audience?

Was the training program organized clearly and logically? Was the audience given the information necessary to accomplish what the speaker wanted done?

Comment on the speaker’s voice, gestures, and facial expressions. Were they used with moderation or did they overpower the television viewer? Was the voice modulated in pitch and volume?

Did the speaker appear relaxed, confident, and poised? How well did the speaker relate to the television camera? What, if any, distracting mannerisms did the speaker display?

COMMUNICATING ON VIDEO : The Interview Show

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Project: The Interview Show

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Objectives
* To understand the dynamics of a television Interview or "talk" show.
* To prepare for the questions that may be asked of you during a television
interview program.
* To present a positive image on the television camera.
* To appear as a guest on a simulated television talk show.
* TIME: 10 minutes, plus or minus 30 seconds.

Note to the Evaluator
The speaker was asked to appear as a guest on a simulated television "talk" show, with another club member serving as the talk show host or interviewer, and the rest of the club acting as the studio audience. The speaker was to answer questions asked by the interviewer. Questions were to be based on the expertise of the speaker in a predetermined subject. Although the presentation may be videotape, your evaluation will be based on the live presentation. However, it is suggested that you review the videotape later with the speaker and discuss how effective the presentation would have been had it actually been broadcast. It is suggested you read the entire project and the appendix before you hear the presentation. Remember, you will be evaluating only the "guest," not the "host."

How prepared was the speaker? What indicated this?

How effectively did the speaker answer the questions? Did the speaker show enthusiasm?

How did the speaker use a story or anecdote to illustrate or emphasize a point?

Did the speaker appear relaxed, confident and poised? Were the speaker's gestures / body movements appropriate for the special requirements on television? Did the speaker relate appropriately to the studio audience?

How did the speaker’s appearance (clothing, makeup, etc.) enhance or detract from the presentation?

How effective do you feel the speaker would have been on a "real" talk show?

COMMUNICATING ON VIDEO : When You Are the Host

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Project: When You Are the Host

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Objectives
* To conduct a successful television interview.
* To understand the dynamics of a successful television interview or “talk”
show.
* To prepare questions to ask during the interview program.
* To present a positive, confident image on the television camera
* TIME: 10 minutes, plus or minus 30 seconds.
Note to the Evaluator
The speaker was asked to appear as a host on a simulated television "talk" show, with another member serving as the guest. The speaker was to conduct an interview, asking questions of the guest and maintaining a smooth flow of conversation. Questions were to be based on the expertise of the speaker on a predetermined subject.

Although the presentation may be videotaped, your evaluation will be based on the live presentation. However, it is suggested that you review the videotape later with the speaker and discuss how effective the presentation would have been had it actually been broadcast. It is suggested you read the entire project and the appendix before you hear the presentation.

Remember, you will be evaluating only the "host," not the "guest."

How well-prepared was the speaker?

How effectively did the speaker lead the interview? Were questions clear? Were they in logical sequence?

What was the guest’s field of expertise? Did the speaker make this clear in the guest’s introduction?

Did the speaker appear relaxed, confident and poised? Were gestures/body movements appropriate for the special requirements of television?

How well did the speaker relate to the television camera and the studio audience? Was eye contact with the camera made at the appropriate times?

How did the speaker’s appearance (clothing, makeup, etc.) affect your impression of the presentation?

How effective do you feel the speaker would have been had it been a "real" talk show?

COMMUNICATING ON VIDEO : 4. The Press Conference

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Project: 4. The Press Conference

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Objectives
* To understand the nature of a television press conference.
* To prepare for an adversary confrontation on a controversial or sensitive issue.
* To employ appropriate preparation methods and strategies for communicating your organization’s viewpoint.
* To present and maintain a positive image on television.
* TIME: 4 to 6 minutes for presentation, 8 to 10 minutes for question period.

Note to the Evaluator
The purpose of this talk is to make a presentation on a controversial issue or situation concerning the speaker's company or other organization he/she represents. The speaker then will conduct a question-and-answer-period. Throughout the speech and question period, the speaker is to build and maintain a positive image for himself/herself and the company or organization. Although the presentation may be videotaped, your evaluation will be based on the live presentation. However, it is suggested that you review the videotape later with the speaker and discuss how effective the presentation would have been had it actually been broadcast. It is suggested you read the entire project and the appendix before you hear the presentation.

How effectively did the speaker present his or her massage?

Was the speaker able to maintain control of the conference during the question-and-answer period?

How convincing was the speaker in explaining the company or organization’s position on the issue or situation? Was he or she prepared?

How effective was the speaker in building or maintaining a positive image for himself or herself and the company or organization?

Comment on the speaker’s appearance, gestures and body movements. Were they appropriate for television?

COMMUNICATING ON VIDEO : Instructing on the Internet

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Project: Instructing on the Internet

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Objectives
* To learn how to develop and present an effective training program on television.
* To receive personal feedback through the videotaping of your presentation.
* TIME: 5 to 7 minutes for the presentation, plus 5 to 7 minutes for playback of the videotape.

Note to the Evaluator:
In this project, the speaker is to present a training program on how to prepare and present a speech. The presentation will be videotaped and played back during the meeting. You and a panel of three other evaluators, under the direction of the General Evaluator, will evaluate only the videotaped playback of the presentation. You will evaluate the effectiveness of the training program and the speaker’s performance on videotape. It is suggested you read the entire project and the appendix before you view the presentation.

What were the objectives of the training program? How effectively did the speaker fulfill the objectives?

How was the training program directed toward the needs of the audience?

Was the training program organized clearly and logically? Was the audience given the information necessary to accomplish what the speaker wanted done?

Comment on the speaker's voice, gestures and facial expressions. Were they used with moderation or did they overpower the television viewer? Was the voice modulated in pitch and volume?

Did the speaker appear relaxed, confident and poised? How well did the speaker relate to the television camera? What, if any, distracting mannerisms did the speaker display?

COMPETENT COMMUNICATION : 1. The Ice Breaker

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Project: 1. The Ice Breaker

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Executive Summary:
For your first speech project, you will introduce yourself to your fellow club members and give them some information about your background, interests and ambitions. Practice giving your speech to friends or family members, and strive to make eye contact with some of your audience. You may use notes during your speech if you wish. Read the entire project before preparing your talk.

Objectives:
To begin speaking before an audience.
To discover speaking skills you already have and skills that need some attention.
Time: Four to six minutes.
Note To The Evaluator:
In this speech the new member is to introduce himself/herself to the club and begin speaking before an audience. The speech should have a clear beginning, body and ending. The speaker has been advised to use notes if necessary and not to be concerned with body language. Be encouraging and point out the speaker's strong points while gently and kindly mentioning areas that could be improved. Strive to have the speaker look forward to giving another speech. Your evaluation should help the speaker feel glad about joining Toastmasters and presenting this speech. In addition to your oral evaluation, please write answers to the questions below.

What strong points does the speaker already have?

How well did the audience get to know the speaker?

Did the speech reflect adequate preparation?

Did the speaker talk clearly and audibly?

Did the speech have a definite opening, body and conclusion?

Please comment on the speaker's use of notes.

What could the speaker have done differently that would have improved the speech

What did you like about the presentation?

COMPETENT COMMUNICATION : 10. Inspire Your Audience

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Project: 10. Inspire Your Audience

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Executive Summary:
An inspirational speech motivates an audience to improve personally, emotionally professionally or spiritually and relies heavily on emotional appeal. It brings the audience together in a mood of fellowship and shared desire, builds the audience’s enthusiasm, then proposes a change or plan and appeals to the audience to adopt this change or plan. This speech will last longer than your previous talks, so make arrangements in advance with your Vice President Education for extra time.
Objectives:
* To inspire the audience by appealing to noble motives and challenging the audience to achieve a higher level of beliefs or achievement.
* Appeal to the audience’s needs and emotions, using stories, anecdotes and quotes to add drama.
* Avoid using notes.
* Time: Eight to 10 minutes.
Note To The Evaluator:
The speaker is to inspire the audience to improve personally, emotionally, professionally or spiritually, relying heavily on emotional appeal. The speech should appeal to noble motives and challenge the audience to achieve a higher level of beliefs or achievement. The speaker is to use the skills learned in previous projects and not use notes. In additional to your verbal evaluation, please complete this evaluation form by checking the appropriate column for each item. Add comments for those items where special praise is warranted, or where you can offer specific suggestions for improvement.

Was the speech topic relevant to the occasion selected?

Excellent Satisfactory Could Improve

Did the speaker understand and express the feelings and needs of the audience?

Excellent Satisfactory Could Improve

Was the speaker forceful, confident and positive?

Excellent Satisfactory Could Improve

Did the speaker effectively use stories, anecdotes and/ or quotes to help convey his or her message?

Excellent Satisfactory Could Improve

Did the speaker’s words convey strong, vivid mental images?

Excellent Satisfactory Could Improve

Did the speaker’s use of body language enhance his or her message?

Excellent Satisfactory Could Improve

Did the speech uplift the audience and motivate them as the speaker intended?

Excellent Satisfactory Could Improve

What could the speaker have done differently to make the speech more effective?

What did you like about the speech?

COMPETENT COMMUNICATION : 2. Organize Your Speech

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Project: 2. Organize Your Speech

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Executive Summary:
Good speech organization is essential if your audience is to follow and understand your presentation. You must take the time to put your ideas together in an orderly manner. You can organize your speech in several different ways; choose the outline that best suits your topic. The opening should catch the audience's attention, the body must support the idea you want to convey, and the conclusion should reinforce your ideas and be memorable. Transitions between thoughts should be smooth.

Objectives:
* Select and appropriate outline which allows listeners to easily follow and understand your speech.
* Make your message clear, with supporting material directly contributing to that message.
* Use appropriate transitions when moving from one idea to another.
* Create a strong opening and conclusion.
* Time: Five to seven minutes.

Note To The Evaluator:
The speaker is to present a talk that is organized in a manner that leads the audience to a clearly defined goal. The speech includes a beginning, a body and a conclusion; major facts or ideas; and appropriate support material, with smooth transitions between the facts and ideas. In addition to your verbal evaluation, please complete this evaluation form by rating the speech in each category and offering comments or specific recommended action where warranted.

Speech Value Interesting, meaningful to audience

5 Excellent 4 Above average for the speaker's experience level 3 Satisfactory 2 Could improve 1 Needs attention

Preparation Research, rehearsal

5 Excellent 4 Above average for the speaker's experience level 3 Satisfactory 2 Could improve 1 Needs attention

Organization Logical, clear

5 Excellent 4 Above average for the speaker's experience level 3 Satisfactory 2 Could improve 1 Needs attention

Opening Attention getting, led into topic

5 Excellent 4 Above average for the speaker's experience level 3 Satisfactory 2 Could improve 1 Needs attention

Body Flowed smoothly, appropriate support material

5 Excellent 4 Above average for the speaker's experience level 3 Satisfactory 2 Could improve 1 Needs attention

Conclusion Effective

5 Excellent 4 Above average for the speaker's experience level 3 Satisfactory 2 Could improve 1 Needs attention

Transitions Appropriate, helpful

5 Excellent 4 Above average for the speaker's experience level 3 Satisfactory 2 Could improve 1 Needs attention

What could the speaker have done differently to make the speech more effective?

What did you like about the presentation?

COMPETENT COMMUNICATION : 3. Get to the Point

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Speaker: Test Speaker

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Project: 3. Get to the Point

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Executive Summary:
Every speech must have a general and a specific purpose. A general purpose is to inform, to persuade, to entertain or to inspire. A specific purpose is what you want the audience to do after listening to your speech. Once you have established your general and specific purposes, you'll find it easy to organize your speech. You'll also have more confidence, which makes you more convincing, enthusiastic and sincere. Of course, the better organized the speech is, the more likely it is to achieve your purpose.
Objectives:
* Select a speech topic and determine its general and specific purposes.
* Organize the speech in a manner that best achieves those purposes.
* Ensure the beginning; body and conclusion reinforce the purposes.
* Project sincerity and conviction and control any nervousness you may feel.
* Strive not to use notes.
* Time: Five to seven minutes.
Note To The Evaluator:
The speaker is to prepare a speech that has a clear general purpose (to inform, persuade, entertain or inspire) and a specific purpose. The speech is to be organized in a manner that best achieves these purposes. The beginning, body and conclusion should all tie into and reinforce the purposes. The speaker is to project sincerity and conviction and strive not to use notes. Any nervousness displayed should be minimal. In addition to your verbal evaluation, please complete the evaluation form below by rating the speech in each category.

The general purpose of the speech was clear

5 Excellent 4 Above average for the speaker's experience level 3 Satisfactory 2 Could improve 1 Needs attention

The specific purpose of the speech was clear

5 Excellent 4 Above average for the speaker's experience level 3 Satisfactory 2 Could improve 1 Needs attention

The speech organization supported the speech s specific purpose.

5 Excellent 4 Above average for the speaker's experience level 3 Satisfactory 2 Could improve 1 Needs attention

The main points and supporting material contributed to the speech s specific purpose.

5 Excellent 4 Above average for the speaker's experience level 3 Satisfactory 2 Could improve 1 Needs attention

The beginning, body and conclusion reinforced the specific purpose.

5 Excellent 4 Above average for the speaker's experience level 3 Satisfactory 2 Could improve 1 Needs attention

The speaker achieved the specific purpose.

5 Excellent 4 Above average for the speaker's experience level 3 Satisfactory 2 Could improve 1 Needs attention

The speaker appeared confident and sincere, with minimal nervousness.

5 Excellent 4 Above average for the speaker's experience level 3 Satisfactory 2 Could improve 1 Needs attention

The speaker did not rely on notes throughout the speech.

5 Excellent 4 Above average for the speaker's experience level 3 Satisfactory 2 Could improve 1 Needs attention

What could the speaker have done differently to make the speech more effective?

What did you like about the presentation?

COMPETENT COMMUNICATION : 4. How to Say It

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Project: 4. How to Say It

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Executive Summary:
Words are powerful. They convey your message and influence the audience and its perception of you. Word choice and arrangement need just as much attention as speech organization and purpose. Select clear, accurate, descriptive and short words that best communicate your ideas and arrange them effectively and correctly. Every word should add value, meaning and punch to the speech.
Objectives:
* Select the right words and sentence structure to communicate your ideas clearly, accurately and vividly.
* Use rhetorical devices to enhance and emphasize ideas.
* Eliminate jargon and unnecessary words. Use correct grammar.
* Time: Five to seven minutes.
Note To The Evaluator:
The speaker is to use words and arrangements of words that effectively communicate his or her message to the audience. The speaker should select clear, accurate, descriptive and short words and choose verbs that convey action. Sentence and paragraph construction should be simple and short. The speaker needs to include rhetorical devices, avoid jargon and unnecessary words and use correct grammar. The speech must have a clear purpose and be appropriately organized. Please complete the evaluation form below by checking the appropriate column for each item.

Was the speech topic appropriate for this particular assignment?

Excellent Satisfactory Could Improve

Did the speaker use simple, short and clear words?

Excellent Satisfactory Could Improve

Did the speaker use vivid, descriptive words that created mental images?

Excellent Satisfactory Could Improve

Did the speaker use words that had more than one meaning or were inaccurate?

Excellent Satisfactory Could Improve

Were the speaker's sentences short, simple and understandable?

Excellent Satisfactory Could Improve

Did the speaker use rhetorical devices to enhance his or her ideas?

Excellent Satisfactory Could Improve

Did the speaker avoid jargon and unnecessary words?

Excellent Satisfactory Could Improve

Did the speaker use proper grammar and pronunciation?

Excellent Satisfactory Could Improve

Was the speech purpose clear?

Excellent Satisfactory Could Improve

Was the speech effectively organized?

Excellent Satisfactory Could Improve

What could the speaker have done differently to make the speech more effective?

What did you like about the speech?

COMPETENT COMMUNICATION : 5. Your Body Speaks

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: COMPETENT COMMUNICATION

Project: 5. Your Body Speaks

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Evaluator:

Date:

Executive Summary:
Body language is an important part of speaking because it enhances your message and gives you more credibility. It also helps release any nervousness you may feel. Stance, movement, gestures, facial expressions and eye contact help communicate your message and achieve your speech\'s purpose. Body language should be smooth, natural and convey the same message that your listeners hear. Read Gestures: Your Body Speaks (Catalog No. 201), which you received in Your New Member Kit.

Objectives:
* Use stance, movement, gestures, facial expressions and eye contact to express your message and achieve your speech\'s purpose.
* Make your body language smooth and natural.
* Time: Five to seven minutes.

Note To The Evaluator:
The speaker is to use stance, body movement, gestures, facial expressions and eye contact that illustrate and enhance his or her verbal message. Movement, gestures, facial expressions and eye contact should be smooth and natural. Body language should enhance and clarify the speaker's words and help the audience visualize the speaker's point and overall message. The message you see should be the same one you hear. The speech must have a clear purpose and appropriate organization. Also, the speaker must use words and arrangements of words that effectively communicate his or her message to the audience. In addition to your verbal evaluation, please complete this evaluation form by checking the appropriate space for each item. Add your comments for those items deserving praise or specific suggestions for improvement.

Topic Selection

Facilitated body language Satisfactory Could improve

Preparation

Excellent Satisfactory Could improve

Manner

Confident, enthusiastic Satisfactory Nervous, tense

Posture

Poised, balanced Satisfactory Could improve

Gestures

Natural, evocative Satisfactory Could improve

Body movement

Purposeful, smooth Satisfactory Awkward, distracting

Eye contact

Established visual bonds Satisfactory Could improve

Facial expression

Animated, friendly, genuine Satisfactory Could improve

Speech Purpose

Clear Satisfactory Could improve

Speech organization

Logical, clear Satisfactory Could improve

What could the speaker have done differently to make the speech more effective?

What did you like about the speech?

COMPETENT COMMUNICATION : 6. Vocal Variety

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: COMPETENT COMMUNICATION

Project: 6. Vocal Variety

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Evaluator:

Date:

Executive Summary:
Your voice has a major effect on your audience. A lively, exciting voice attracts and keeps listeners’ attention. A speaking voice should be pleasant, natural, forceful, expressive and easily heard. Use volume, pitch, rate and quality as well as appropriate pauses to reflect and add meaning and interest to your message. Your voice should reflect the thoughts you are presenting. Review Your Speaking Voice (Catalog No. 199), which you received in your New Member Kit.

Objectives:
* Use voice volume, pitch, rate and quality to reflect and add meaning and interest to your message.
* Use pauses to enhance your message.
* Use vocal variety smoothly and naturally.
* Time: Five to seven minutes.

Note To The Evaluator:
The speaker is to use a voice that is pleasing to listen to, with proper balance of volume, pitch and rate, and use pauses to enhance his or her message. The speaker’s voice should reflect and add meaning to the thoughts he or she is presenting. The speaker is to incorporate lessons learned in previous projects about purpose, organization, word usage and body language. In addition to your verbal evaluation, please complete this evaluation form by checking the appropriate space for each category. Add comments where praise is warranted or where you can offer specific suggestions for improvement.

Topic Selection

Facilitated vocal variety Satisfactory Could Improve

Volume

Excellent Satisfactory Too loud or soft

Rate

Excellent, varied Satisfactory Too fast or too slow

Pitch

Varied, conversational Satisfactory Monotonous, artificial

Quality

Pleasant, friendly Satisfactory Harsh, monotonous

Pauses

Appropriate, effective Satisfactory Could improve

Expressiveness

Conveyed emotion, meaning Satisfactory Could improve

Vocal variety

Enhanced speech Satisfactory Could improve

Organization

Logical flow of ideas Satisfactory Should improve

Word Usage

Vivid, descriptive, accurate Satisfactory Could improve

Body language

Natural, expressive Satisfactory Unnatural, distracting

What could the speaker have done differently to make the speech more effective?

What did you like about the speech?

COMPETENT COMMUNICATION : 7. Research Your Topic

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: COMPETENT COMMUNICATION

Project: 7. Research Your Topic

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Executive Summary:
Your speech will be more effective if you can support your main points with statistics, testimony, stories, anecdotes, examples, visual aids and facts. You can find this material on the Internet, at a library and in other places. Use information collected from numerous sources and carefully support points with specific facts, examples and illustrations, rather than with just your own opinions.
Objectives:
* Collect information about your topic from numerous sources.
* Carefully support your points and opinions with specific facts, examples and illustrations gathered through research.
* Time: Five to seven minutes.
Note To The Evaluator:
The speaker is to select a subject of importance to the audience that requires a large amount of research. The speaker is to collect information from numerous sources and carefully support points with specific facts, examples, and illustrations, rather than with just the speaker’s own opinions. The speaker is to incorporate what he or she has learned in previous projects about purpose, organization, word usage, body language and vocal variety, as well as use appropriate suggestions from the evaluations received. In addition to your verbal evaluation, please write answers to the questions below.

* How well did the speaker s topic apply to the audience?

* Was the topic well researched?

* How well did the speaker support his or her main points?

* Was the support material appropriate for the point made?

* Did the speaker vary the types of support material?

* How clear was the speaker's purpose?

* Was the speech effectively organized?

* Did the speaker take advantage of body language and vocal variety?

* What could the speaker have done differently to improve the speech?

* What did you like about the speech?

COMPETENT COMMUNICATION : 8. Get Comfortable with Visual Aids

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: COMPETENT COMMUNICATION

Project: 8. Get Comfortable with Visual Aids

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Executive Summary:
Visual aids help an audience understand and remember what they hear; they are a valuable tool for speakers. The most popular visual aids are computer-based visuals, overhead transparencies, flip charts, whiteboards and props. The type of visual aid you choose depends on several factors, including the information you wish to display and the size of the audience. Visuals must be appropriate for your message and the audience, and be displayed correctly with ease and confidence.
Objectives:
* Select visual aids that are appropriate for your message and the audience.
* Use visual aids correctly with ease and confidence.
* Time: Five to seven minutes.
Note To The Evaluator:
The speaker is to present a speech that uses two or more visual aids. The visual aids selected must be appropriate for the message and audience, and be displayed correctly with ease and confidence. The speaker is to incorporate what he or she has learned in previous projects about purpose, organization, word usage, body language and vocal variety. The speaker also is to use appropriate suggestions from the evaluations received and thoroughly research the subject. Please complete this evaluation form by checking the appropriate column for each item. Add comments for items where special praise is warranted or where you can offer specific suggestions for improvement.

Were the visual aids appropriate for the speech and message?

Excellent Satisfactory Could Improve

Did each visual aid help you to understand and remember the speaker’s point?

Excellent Satisfactory Could Improve

Was each visual aid clearly visible?

Excellent Satisfactory Could Improve

If the speaker used computer-based visuals or overhead transparencies, was each visual easy to read and well-designed?

Excellent Satisfactory Could Improve

Did the speaker use the visual aids smoothly and with confidence?

Excellent Satisfactory Could Improve

How clear was the speaker’s purpose?

Excellent Satisfactory Could Improve

Did the speaker use body language to reinforce the message?

Excellent Satisfactory Could Improve

Was the speaker’s word choice effective and appropriate?

Excellent Satisfactory Could Improve

Was the speech well-researched?

Excellent Satisfactory Could Improve

What could the speaker have done differently to make the speech more effective?

What did you like about the speech?

COMPETENT COMMUNICATION : 9. Persuade with Power

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: COMPETENT COMMUNICATION

Project: 9. Persuade with Power

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Executive Summary:
The ability to persuade people – getting them to understand, accept and act upon your ideas – is a valuable skill. Your listeners will more likely be persuaded if they perceive you as credible, if you use logic and emotion in your appeal, if you carefully structure your speech and if you appeal to their interests. Avoid using notes because they may cause listeners to doubt your sincerity, knowledge and conviction.
Objectives:
* Persuade listeners to adopt your viewpoint or ideas or to take some action.
* Appeal to the audience’s interests.
* Use logic and emotion to support your position.
* Avoid using notes.
* Time: Five to seven minutes.
Note To The Evaluator:
The speaker is to present a persuasive speech that combines logical support for his/her viewpoint with a strong emotional appeal. The speech should focus on the self-interest of the audience. The speaker also has been asked to avoid using notes, if possible. In addition to your oral evaluation, please complete this evaluation form by checking the appropriate column for each item. Add your comments only for those items where special praise is warranted, or where you can offer specific suggestions for improvement.

Did the speaker project sincerity and conviction?

Excellent Satisfactory Could Improve

Was the speaker a credible source of information about this topic?

Excellent Satisfactory Could Improve

Did the speaker phrase his/her appeal in terms of the audience’s self-interest?

Excellent Satisfactory Could Improve

Did the speech opening capture the audience's interest?

Excellent Satisfactory Could Improve

Did the speaker use facts and logical reasoning to support his or her views?

Excellent Satisfactory Could Improve

Did the speaker properly use emotion to persuade the audience to support his or her views?

Excellent Satisfactory Could Improve

Was the speech organization effective?

Excellent Satisfactory Could Improve

Did the speaker’s body language and vocal variety contribute to the message?

Excellent Satisfactory Could Improve

Were you persuaded to accept the speaker’s views?

Excellent Satisfactory Could Improve

What could the speaker have done differently to make the speech more effective?

What did you like about the speech?

Dynamic Leadership Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals : Ice Breaker

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals

Project: Ice Breaker

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to introduce himself or herself to the club and learn the basic structure of a public speech.

Notes for the Evaluator
This member is completing his or her first speech in Toastmasters.
The goal of the evaluation is to give the member an effective evaluation of his or her speech and delivery style.
Because the “Ice Breaker” is the first project a member completes, you may choose to use only the notes section and not the numerical score.

See 8101E_EvaluationResource_IceBreaker.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Dynamic Leadership Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals : Researching and Presenting

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals

Project: Researching and Presenting

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

We do not yet have a form with specific prompts for this project, but you can record your notes below.

You excelled at

You may want to work on

To challenge yourself

Other Comments

Dynamic Leadership Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals : Evaluation and Feedback - First Speech

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals

Project: Evaluation and Feedback - First Speech

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to present a speech on any topic, receive feedback, and apply the feedback to a second speech. The purpose of this speech is for the member to present a speech and receive feedback from the evaluator.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member has spent time writing a speech to present at a club meeting.

About this speech:
The member will deliver a well-organized speech on any topic. Focus on the member’s speaking style. Be sure to recommend improvements that the member can apply to the next speech. The speech may be humorous, informational, or any style the member chooses. The member will ask you to evaluate his or her second speech at a future meeting.

See 8100E1_EvaluationResource_EvaluationandFeedback1.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spok en language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses t one, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: E ffectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses ph ysical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: D emonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comf ortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with int eresting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Dynamic Leadership Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals : Evaluation and Feedback - Second Speech

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals

Project: Evaluation and Feedback - Second Speech

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to present a speech on any topic, receive feedback, and apply the feedback to a second speech. The purpose of this speech is for the member to demonstrate that he or she has applied the feedback receivedfrom his or her first speech.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member:
Received feedback about his or her speech Worked to apply the feedback to a second speech

About this speech:
The member will deliver a well-organized speech on any topic and incorporate feedback from his or her previous speech evaluation. The member may choose to present the same speech or a new speech. The speech may be humorous, informational, or any style the member chooses. Be sure the member gives you notes or that you speak with the member before the meeting to discuss the feedback he or she plans to apply in this speech. Pay close attention to these parts of the member’s presentation while also providing a comprehensive evaluation of the speech as a whole.

See 8100E2_EvaluationResource_EvaluationandFeedback2.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spok en language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses t one, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: E ffectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses ph ysical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: D emonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comf ortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with int eresting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Applied Feedback: F eedback from first speech is applied to second speech

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Dynamic Leadership Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals : Evaluation and Feedback - Evaluator Speech

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals

Project: Evaluation and Feedback - Evaluator Speech

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to develop skills for delivering and receiving feedback. The purpose of this speech is for the member to deliver constructive feedback on another member’s presentation.

Notes for the Evaluator
It is recommended that the member evaluating this portion of the project be a proven, exemplary evaluator. During the completion of this project, the member:
Presented a speech on a topic, received feedback from an evaluator, and incorporated that feedback into a second speech

About this speech:
The last portion of this assignment is for the member to serve as an evaluator at a club meeting. The member will deliver an engaging and constructive evaluation of another member’s speech. He or she will also demonstrate proper meeting etiquette by being fully engaged during all speeches. The member may choose to take notes during the speech he or she is evaluating.

See 8100E3_EvaluationResource_EvaluationandFeedback3.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spok en language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses t one, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: E ffectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses ph ysical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: D emonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comf ortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with int eresting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Delivery: D elivers tactful, constructive feedback

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Engaged: Engages while others ar e speaking during the Toastmasters meeting

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Dynamic Leadership Level 2 Learning Your Style : Understanding Your Leadership Style

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 2 Learning Your Style

Project: Understanding Your Leadership Style

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

We do not yet have a form with specific prompts for this project, but you can record your notes below.

You excelled at

You may want to work on

To challenge yourself

Other Comments

Dynamic Leadership Level 2 Learning Your Style : Understanding Your Communication Style

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 2 Learning Your Style

Project: Understanding Your Communication Style

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

We do not yet have a form with specific prompts for this project, but you can record your notes below.

You excelled at

You may want to work on

To challenge yourself

Other Comments

Dynamic Leadership Level 2 Learning Your Style : Mentoring

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 2 Learning Your Style

Project: Mentoring

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to apply his or her mentoring skills to a short-term mentoring assignment. The purpose of this speech is for the member to share some aspect of his or her first experience as a Toastmasters mentor.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project has spent time mentoring a fellow Toastmaster.

About this speech:
The member will deliver a well-organized speech about his or her experience as a Toastmasters mentor during the completion of this project. The member may speak about the entire experience or an aspect of it. The speech may be humorous, informational, or any type the member chooses. The style should be appropriate for the content of the speech. The speech should not be a report on the content of the “Mentoring” project.

See 8410E_EvaluationResource_Mentoring.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Describes some aspect of experience mentoring during the completion of the project

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Dynamic Leadership Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Using Descriptive Language

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Using Descriptive Language

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to practice writing a speech with an emphasis on adding language to increase interest and impact.

Notes for the Evaluator
Listen for descriptive words and literary elements, such as plot and setting.
Think about the story the speaker is telling, even in an informational speech.
Are you engaged?
Interested?

See 8318E_EvaluationResource_UsingDescriptiveLanguage.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Descriptive Language: Delivers a speech with a variety of descriptive language

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Literary Elements: Uses at least one literary element (plot, setting, simile, or metaphor) to enhance speech

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Dynamic Leadership Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Using Presentation Software

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Using Presentation Software

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to introduce or review basic presentation software strategies for creating and using slides to support or enhance a speech. The purpose of this speech is for the member to demonstrate his or her understanding of how to use presentation software, including the creation of slides and incorporating the technology into a speech.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member reviewed or learned about presentation software and the most effective methods for developing clear, comprehensive, and enhancing slides.

About this speech:
The member will deliver a well-organized speech on any topic. The topic should lend itself well to using presentation software. Watch for clear, legible, and effective slides that enhance the speech and the topic. The speech may be humorous, informational, or any style of the member’s choosing. The speech should not be a report on the content of the “Using Presentation Software” project.

See 8319E_EvaluationResource_UsingPresentationSoftware.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Presentation Slide Design: Slides are engaging, easy to see, and/or readable

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Presentation Slide Effectiveness: Slides enhance member’s speech

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Topic lends itself well to using presentation software

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Dynamic Leadership Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Understanding Vocal Variety

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Understanding Vocal Variety

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement

* The purpose of this project is for the member to practice using vocal variety to enhance a speech.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member spent time developing or improving his or her vocal variety.

About this speech:
* The member will present a well-organized speech on any topic.
* Listen for how the member uses his or her voice to communicate and enhance the speech.
* The speech may be humorous, informational, or any style the member chooses.
* The speech is not a report on the content of the “Understanding Vocal Variety” project.
* Use the Speech Profile resource to complete your evaluation.

Use the PDF form 8317E_EvaluationResource_UnderstandingVocalVariety.pdf

Dynamic Leadership Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Negotiate the Best Outcome

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Negotiate the Best Outcome

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

We do not yet have a form with specific prompts for this project, but you can record your notes below.

You excelled at

You may want to work on

To challenge yourself

Other Comments

Dynamic Leadership Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Active Listening

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Active Listening

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to demonstrate his or her ability to listen to what others say.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project is practicing active listening.
At your club meeting today, he or she is leading Table Topics®.

Listen for:
A well-run Table Topics® session.
As Topicsmaster, the member should make short, affirming statements after each speaker completes an impromptu speech, indicating he or she heard and understood each speaker.
For example, the member may say, “Thank you, Toastmaster Smith, for your comments on visiting the beach.
It sounds like you really appreciate how much your dog loves to play in the water.” The goal is for the member to clearly show that he or she listened and can use some of the active listening skills discussed tin the project.
The member completing the project is the ONLY person who needs to show active listening.
The member should not try to teach or have others demonstrate active listening skills.
The member should follow all established protocols for a Table Topics® session.

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable in the role of Topicsmaster

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Active Listening: Responds to specific content after each Table Topics® speech

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Engagement: Shows interest when others are speaking

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Dynamic Leadership Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Connect with Storytelling

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Connect with Storytelling

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to practice using a story within a speech or giving a speech that is a story.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project is focusing on using stories in a speech or creating a speech that is a story. The member may use any type of story:
personal, well-known fiction, or one of his or her own creation. Listen for a well-organized speech that is a story or includes a story

See 8300E_EvaluationResource_ConnectwithStorytelling.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Impact: Story has the intended impact on the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Synthesis: Pacing enhances the delivery of both the story and the rest of the speech. (Evaluate this competency only if the member includes a story as part of a larger speech.)

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Dynamic Leadership Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Connect with Your Audience

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Connect with Your Audience

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to practice the skills needed to connect with an unfamiliar audience.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project is practicing the skills needed to connect with an unfamiliar audience.
To do this, the member presents a topic that is new or unfamiliar to your club members.

Listen for:
A topic that is unusual or unexpected in your club.
Take note of the member’s ability to present the unusual topic in a way that keeps the audience engaged.
This speech is not a report on the content of the “Connect with Your Audience” project.

See 8201E_EvaluationResource_ConnectwithYourAudience. pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses t one, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: E ffectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with int eresting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Topic is new or unusual for audience members and challenges speaker to adapt while presenting

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Dynamic Leadership Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Creating Effective Visual Aids

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Creating Effective Visual Aids

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to practice selecting and using a variety of visual aids during a speech.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project is practicing the skills needed to use visual aids effectively during a speech. The member may choose any type of visual aid(s).
He or she may use a minimum of one but no more than three visual aids.

Listen for:
A well-organized speech that lends well to the visual aid(s) the member selected. Watch for:
The effective use of any and all visual aids.
The use of the aid should be seamless and enhance the content of the speech.
This speech should not be a report on the content of the “Creating Effective Visual Aids” project.

See 8301E_EvaluationResource_CreatingEffectiveVisualAids.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Visual Aid: Visual aid effectively supports the topic and speech

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Topic is well-selected for making the most of visual aids

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Dynamic Leadership Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Deliver Social Speeches - First Speech

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Deliver Social Speeches - First Speech

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to practice delivering social speeches in front of club members.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project has spent time preparing a social speech.

Listen for:
A well-organized, well-delivered speech with appropriate content for the type of social speech. You may be evaluating one of the following types of social speeches:
* A toast
* An acceptance speech
* A speech to honor an individual (the presentation of an award, other type of recognition, or a eulogy)
* A speech to honor an organization

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Content fits the topic and the type of social speech

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Dynamic Leadership Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Deliver Social Speeches - Second Speech

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Deliver Social Speeches - Second Speech

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to practice delivering social speeches in front of club members.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project has spent time preparing a social speech.

Listen for:
A well-organized, well-delivered speech with appropriate content for the type of social speech.
You may be evaluating one of the following types of social speeches:
* A toast
* An acceptance speech
* A speech to honor an individual (the presentation of an award, other type of recognition, or a eulogy)
* A speech to honor an organization

See http:
//kleinosky. com/nt/pw/EvaluationResources/8302E_EvaluationResource_DeliverSocialSpeeches. pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement
and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Content fits the topic and the type of social speech

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Dynamic Leadership Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Effective Body Language

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Effective Body Language

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to deliver a speech with awareness of intentional and unintentional body language, as well as to learn, practice, and refine how he or she uses nonverbal communication when delivering a speech.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member has spent time learning about and practicing his or her body language, including gestures and other nonverbal communication.

About this speech:
* The member will present a well-organized speech on any topic.
* Watch for the member’s awareness of his or her intentional and unintentional movement and body language. Note distracting movements as well as movements that enhance the speech.
* The speech may be humorous, informational, or any style the member chooses.
* The speech is not a report on the content of the “Effective Body Language” project.

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Unintentional Movement: Unintentional movement is limited and rarely noticeable

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Purposeful Movement: Speech is strengthened by purposeful choices of movement

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Dynamic Leadership Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Focus on the Positive

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Focus on the Positive

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to practice being aware of his or her thoughts and feelings, as well as the impact of his or her responses on others. The purpose of this speech is for the member to share his or her experience completing the project.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member recorded negative responses in a personal journal and worked to reframe them in a positive way.

About this speech:
Listen for ways the member grew or did not grow from the experience. The member is not required to share the intimacies of his or her journal. The speech should not be a report on the content of the “Focus on the Positive” project.

See 8304E_EvaluationResource_FocusonthePositive.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Shares some aspect of experience completing the assignment

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Dynamic Leadership Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Inspire Your Audience

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Inspire Your Audience

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to practice writing and delivering a speech that inspires others. The purpose of the speech is for the member to inspire the audience.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member needs to present a speech that inspires the audience. The speech content should be engaging and the speaker entertaining or moving. The speaker should be aware of audience response and adapt the speech as needed. If the member appears to be talking “at” the audience instead of interacting with them, he or she is not fulfilling the goal of the speech.

See 8305E_EvaluationResource_InspireYourAudience.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Engagement: Connects well with audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Uses topic well to inspire audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Dynamic Leadership Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Make Connections Through Networking

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Make Connections Through Networking

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement

* The purpose of this project is for the member to develop and practice a personal strategy for building connections through networking.
* The purpose of this speech is for the member to share some aspect of his or her experience networking.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member attended a networking event.

About this speech:
* The member will deliver a well-organized speech that includes a story or stories about the networking experience, the value of networking, or some other aspect of his or her experience networking.
* This speech should not be a report on the content of the “Make Connections Through Networking” project.

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Shares some aspect of personal experience networking

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Dynamic Leadership Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Prepare for an Interview

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Prepare for an Interview

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to practice the skills needed to present himself or herself well in an interview.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project has spent time organizing his or her skills and identifying how those skills can be applied to complete this role-play interview.

About this speech:
* The member designed interview questions for the interviewer that are specific to their skills, abilities, and any other content he or she wants to practice.
* Though the member designed questions, he or she does not know exactly which questions will be asked.
* Look for poise, concise answers to questions, and the ability to recover from ineffective answers.

See 8310E_EvaluationResource_PrepareforanInterview.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the interviewer

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Poise: Shows poise when responding to questions

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Impromptu Speaking: Formulates answers to questions in a timely manner and is well-spoken

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Dynamic Leadership Level 4 Building Skills : Manage Change

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 4 Building Skills

Project: Manage Change

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to practice developing a change management plan. The purpose of this speech is for the member to share some aspect of a change management plan.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member developed a change management plan about any real or hypothetical change in his or her past or a current change that affects a group that he or she is part of (including the Toastmasters club).

About this speech:
The member will give specific information about the plan. The speech may be any type, including humorous. It should not be a report on the content of the “Manage Change” project.

See 8406E_EvaluationResource_ManageChange.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses t one, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: E ffectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with int eresting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Shares some aspect of plan for change

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Focus: Identifies a change in personal or professional life that can benefit from planning

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Dynamic Leadership Level 4 Building Skills : Building a Social Media Presence

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 4 Building Skills

Project: Building a Social Media Presence

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to apply his or her understanding of social media to enhance an established or new social media presence. The purpose of this speech is for the member to share some aspect of his or her experience establishing or enhancing a social media presence.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member:
Spent time building a new or enhancing an existing social media presence Generated posts to a social media platform of his or her choosing. It may have been for a personal or professional purpose.

About this speech:
The member will deliver a well-organized speech about his or her experience. The member may choose to speak about the experience as a whole or focus on one or two aspects. The speech should not be a report on the content of the “Building a Social Media Presence” project.

See 8400E_EvaluationResource_BuildingaSocialMediaPresence.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Shares the impact of initiating or increasing a social media presence

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Dynamic Leadership Level 4 Building Skills : Create a Podcast

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 4 Building Skills

Project: Create a Podcast

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to be introduced to the skills needed to organize and present a podcast. The purpose of this speech is for the member to introduce his or her podcast and to present a segment of the podcast.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member learned about and created a podcast.

About this speech:
You will evaluate the member as a presenter on the podcast. The member will present well-organized podcast content. The podcast may be an interview, a group discussion, or the member speaking about a topic. The member should demonstrate excellent speaking skills. Regardless of the topic or style, the podcast should be engaging to the audience. This speech should not be a report on the content of the “Create a Podcast” project.

See 8402E_EvaluationResource_CreateaPodcastE.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience*

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively*

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs*

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the live audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Podcast: Content and delivery of podcast are engaging

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

*Use these criteria to evaluate the 2- to 3-minute podcast introduction speech presented in person to the club.

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Dynamic Leadership Level 4 Building Skills : Manage Online Meetings

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 4 Building Skills

Project: Manage Online Meetings

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to practice facilitating an online meeting or leading a webinar.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member spent a great deal of time organizing and preparing to facilitate an online meeting or webinar.

About this online meeting or webinar:
* In order to complete this evaluation, you must attend the webinar or online meeting.
* The member will deliver a well-organized meeting or webinar.
Depending on the type, the member may facilitate a discussion between others or disseminate information to attendees at the session.
* The member should use excellent facilitation and public speaking skills.

See http:
//kleinosky. com/nt/pw/EvaluationResources/8407E_EvaluationResource_ManageOnlineMeetings. pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Technology Management: Conducts a well-run meeting or webinar with limited technical issues caused by the member

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Organization: Meeting or webinar is well-organized

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Dynamic Leadership Level 4 Building Skills : Managing a Difficult Audience

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 4 Building Skills

Project: Managing a Difficult Audience

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to practice the skills needed to address audience challenges when he or she presents outside of the Toastmasters club.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member spent time learning how to manage difficult audience members during a presentation.

About this speech:
* The member will deliver a 5- to 7-minute speech on any topic and practice responding to four audience member disruptions.
The speech may be new or previously presented.
You do not evaluate the speech or speech content.
* Your evaluation is based on the member’s ability to address and defuse challenges presented by the audience. Audience members were assigned roles by the Toastmaster and/or vice president education prior to the meeting.
* Watch for professional behavior, respectful interactions with audience members, and the use of strategies to refocus the audience on the member’s speech.
* The member has 10 to 15 minutes to deliver his or her 5- to 7-minute speech and respond to disrupters.

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Effective Management: Demonstrates skill at engaging difficult audience members

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Professionalism: Remains professional regardless of difficult audience members

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Dynamic Leadership Level 4 Building Skills : Manage Projects Successfully - First Speech

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 4 Building Skills

Project: Manage Projects Successfully - First Speech

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement

* The purpose of this project is for the member to practice developing a plan, building a team, and fulfilling the plan with the help of his or her team.
* The purpose of the first speech is for the member to give a short overview of the plan for his or her project.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project has committed a great deal of time to building a team and developing a project plan. This is a 2- to 3-minute report on the member’s plan.

Listen for:
* An explanation of what the member intends to accomplish
* Information about the team the member has built to help him or her accomplish the plan
* A well-organized informational speech

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Shares some aspect of his or her plan, team, or project

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Dynamic Leadership Level 4 Building Skills : Manage Projects Successfully - Second Speech

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 4 Building Skills

Project: Manage Projects Successfully - Second Speech

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement

* The purpose of this project is for the member to practice developing a plan, building a team, and fulfilling the plan with the help of his or her team.
* The purpose of the second speech is for the member to share some aspect of his or her experience managing a project.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project has committed a great deal of time to developing a project plan, building a team, and fulfilling the plan. This is a 5- to 7-minute speech about the member’s experience managing a project. This speech can be humorous, informational, or any type the member feels is appropriate.

Listen for:
* Information about what the member learned from planning, building a team, and leading that team through the completion of their project
* The speech should NOT be a report on the content of the “Manage Projects Successfully” project.

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spok en language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses t one, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: E ffectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses ph ysical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: D emonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comf ortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with int eresting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Learning: Speech includes information about some aspect of what the member learned or gained from completing the project

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Dynamic Leadership Level 4 Building Skills : Public Relations Strategies

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 4 Building Skills

Project: Public Relations Strategies

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to practice the skills needed to effectively use public relations strategies for any group or situation. The purpose of this speech is for the member to share some aspect of his or her public relations strategy.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member created a public relations plan.

About this speech:
The member will deliver a well-organized speech about a real or hypothetical public relations strategy. The speech should be informational, but may include humor and visual aids. The speech should be engaging. The speech should not be a report on the content of the “Public Relations Strategies” project.

See 8412E_EvaluationResource_PublicRelationsStrategies.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Shares some aspect of his or her public relations strategy

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Visual Aids: Uses visual aids effectively (use of visual aids is optional)

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Dynamic Leadership Level 4 Building Skills : Question-and-Answer Session

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 4 Building Skills

Project: Question-and-Answer Session

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to learn about and practice facilitating a question-and-answer session. The purpose of this speech is for the member to practice delivering an informative speech and running a well-organized question-and-answer session. The member is responsible for managing time so there is adequate opportunity for both.

Notes for the Evaluator
Evaluate the member’s speech and his or her facilitation of a question-and-answer session.

Listen for:
A well-organized informational speech about any topic, followed by a well-facilitated question-and-answer session.

See 8413E_EvaluationResource_Question-and-AnswerSession.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses t one, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: E ffectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with int eresting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Response: Responds effectively to all questions

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Facilitation: Question-and-answer session is managed well

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Time Management: Manages time effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Dynamic Leadership Level 4 Building Skills : Write a Compelling Blog

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 4 Building Skills

Project: Write a Compelling Blog

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to review or introduce the skills needed to write and maintain a blog. The purpose of this speech is for the member to share some aspect of his or her experience maintaining a blog.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project has spent time writing blog posts and posting them to a new or established blog. The blog may have been personal or for a specific organization.

About this speech:
The member will deliver a well-organized speech about some aspect of his or her experience writing, building, or posting to a blog. The speech may be humorous, informational, or any style the member chooses. The speech should not be a report on the content of the “Write a Compelling Blog” project. The member may also ask you and other club members to evaluate his or her blog. If the member wants feedback on his or her blog, complete the Blog Evaluation Form.

See 8414E_EvaluationResource_WriteaCompellingBlog.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Shares some aspect of experience creating, writing, or posting to his or her blog

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Dynamic Leadership Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise : Lead in Any Situation

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise

Project: Lead in Any Situation

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

We do not yet have a form with specific prompts for this project, but you can record your notes below.

You excelled at

You may want to work on

To challenge yourself

Other Comments

Dynamic Leadership Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise : Reflect on Your Path

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise

Project: Reflect on Your Path

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

We do not yet have a form with specific prompts for this project, but you can record your notes below.

You excelled at

You may want to work on

To challenge yourself

Other Comments

Dynamic Leadership Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise : Ethical Leadership

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise

Project: Ethical Leadership

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to develop a clear understanding of his or her ethical framework and create an opportunity for others to hear about and discuss ethics in the member’s organization or community.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member:
* Spent time developing a personal ethical framework
* Organized this panel discussion, invited the speakers, and defined the topic

About this speech:
* The topic of the discussion should be ethics, either in an organization or within a community.
* There should be a minimum of three panel members and at least one of them should be from outside Toastmasters.

Listen for:
A well-organized panel discussion and excellent moderating from the member completing the project. Consider how the member sets the tone, keeps panelists on topic, fields questions from attendees, and generally runs the panel discussion.

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Moderating: Moderates the panel discussion well

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Panel discussion stays focused primarily on some aspect of ethics

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Question-and-answer Session: Question-and-answer session is well-managed

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Dynamic Leadership Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise : High Performance Leadership - First Speech

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise

Project: High Performance Leadership - First Speech

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement

* The purpose of this project is for the member to apply his or her leadership and planning knowledge to develop a project plan, organize a guidance committee, and implement the plan with the help of a team.
* The purpose of the first speech is for the member to introduce his or her plan and vision.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project has committed a great deal of time to developing a plan, forming a team, and meeting with a guidance committee. The member has not yet implemented his or her plan.

About this speech:
* The member will deliver a well-thought-out plan and an organized, engaging speech.
* The speech may be humorous, informational, or presented in any style the member chooses. The style should be appropriate for the content of the speech.
* The speech should not be a report on the content of the “High Performance Leadership” project, but a presentation about the member’s plan and goals.

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Dynamic Leadership Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise : High Performance Leadership - Second Speech

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise

Project: High Performance Leadership - Second Speech

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement

* The purpose of this project is for the member to apply his or her leadership and planning knowledge to develop a project plan, organize a guidance committee, and implement the plan with the help of a team.
* The purpose of the second speech is for the member to share some aspect of his or her experience completing the project.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project has committed a great deal of time to developing a plan, forming a team, meeting with a guidance committee, and completing his or her envisioned project.

About this speech:
* The member will deliver an engaging speech about the project he or she completed.
* The speech may be humorous, informational, or presented in any style the member chooses. The style should be appropriate for the content of the speech.
* The speech should not be a report on the content of the “High Performance Leadership” project, but a presentation about the member’s plan, goals, and experience completing a project of his or her choosing

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spok en language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses t one, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: E ffectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses ph ysical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: D emonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comf ortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with int eresting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Shar es some aspect of experience completing the components of the project

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Dynamic Leadership Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise : Leading in Your Volunteer Organization

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise

Project: Leading in Your Volunteer Organization

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statements

* The purpose of this project is for the member to apply the skills needed to successfully lead in a volunteer organization.
* The purpose of this speech is for the member to share some aspect of his or her experience serving as a leader in a volunteer organization.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member:
* Served in a leadership role in a volunteer organization for a minimum of six months
* Received feedback on his or her leadership skills from members of the organization in the form of a 360° evaluation
* Developed a succession plan to aid in the transition of his or her leadership role

About this speech:
* The member will present a well-organized speech about his or her experience serving as a volunteer leader.
* The speech may be humorous, informational, or any style the member chooses.
The style should support the content.
* This speech is not a report on the content of the “Leading in Your Volunteer Organization” project.

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Shares some aspect of personal experience leading in a volunteer organization

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Dynamic Leadership Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise : Lessons Learned

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise

Project: Lessons Learned

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to learn about and apply the skills needed to run a lessons learned meeting during a project or after its completion. The purpose of this speech is for the member to share some aspect of his or her leadership experience and the impact of a lessons learned meeting.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member:
Worked with a team to complete a project Met with his or her team on many occasions, most recently to facilitate lessons learned meeting. This meeting may occur during the course of the project or at its culmination.

About this speech:
The member will deliver a well-organized speech. The member may choose to speak about an aspect of the lessons learned meeting, his or her experience as a leader, the impact of leading a team, or any other topic that he or she feels is appropriate. The speech must relate in some way to the member’s experience as a leader. The speech may be humorous, informational, or any other style the member chooses. The topic should support the style the member has selected. The speech should not be a report on the content of the “Lessons Learned” project.

See 8506E_EvaluationResource_LessonsLearned.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses t one, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: E ffectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with int eresting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Shar es some aspect of experience as a leader and the impact of the lessons learned meeting

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Dynamic Leadership Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise : Moderate a Panel Discussion

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise

Project: Moderate a Panel Discussion

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to apply his or her skills as a public speaker and leader to facilitate a panel discussion.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member:
* Spent time planning a panel discussion on a topic
* Organized the panel discussion and invited at least three panelists

About this panel discussion:
* The panel discussion should be well-organized and well-moderated by the member completing the project.
* Consider how the member sets the tone, keeps panelists on topic, fields questions from attendees, and generally runs the panel discussion.
* This panel discussion should not be a report on the content of the “Moderate a Panel Discussion” project

See 8508E_EvaluationResource_ModerateaPanelDiscussion.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Moderating: Moderates panel discussion well

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Panel Selection: Selected panel members well for their expertise on the topic

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Dynamic Leadership Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise : Prepare to Speak Professionally

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Dynamic Leadership Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise

Project: Prepare to Speak Professionally

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to practice developing and presenting a longer speech.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project has been working to build the skills necessary to engage an audience for an extended period of time.

About this speech:
* The member will deliver an engaging, keynote-style speech.
* The speech may be humorous, informational, or any style the member chooses.
* The member should demonstrate excellent presentation skills and deliver compelling content.
* The speech is not a report on the content of the “Prepare to Speak Professionally” project.

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Speech Content: Content is compelling enough to hold audience attention throughout the extended speech

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Effective Coaching Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals : Ice Breaker

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals

Project: Ice Breaker

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to introduce himself or herself to the club and learn the basic structure of a public speech.

Notes for the Evaluator
This member is completing his or her first speech in Toastmasters.
The goal of the evaluation is to give the member an effective evaluation of his or her speech and delivery style.
Because the “Ice Breaker” is the first project a member completes, you may choose to use only the notes section and not the numerical score.

See 8101E_EvaluationResource_IceBreaker.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Effective Coaching Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals : Evaluation and Feedback - First Speech

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals

Project: Evaluation and Feedback - First Speech

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to present a speech on any topic, receive feedback, and apply the feedback to a second speech. The purpose of this speech is for the member to present a speech and receive feedback from the evaluator.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member has spent time writing a speech to present at a club meeting.

About this speech:
The member will deliver a well-organized speech on any topic. Focus on the member’s speaking style. Be sure to recommend improvements that the member can apply to the next speech. The speech may be humorous, informational, or any style the member chooses. The member will ask you to evaluate his or her second speech at a future meeting.

See 8100E1_EvaluationResource_EvaluationandFeedback1.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spok en language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses t one, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: E ffectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses ph ysical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: D emonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comf ortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with int eresting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Effective Coaching Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals : Evaluation and Feedback - Second Speech

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals

Project: Evaluation and Feedback - Second Speech

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to present a speech on any topic, receive feedback, and apply the feedback to a second speech. The purpose of this speech is for the member to demonstrate that he or she has applied the feedback receivedfrom his or her first speech.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member:
Received feedback about his or her speech Worked to apply the feedback to a second speech

About this speech:
The member will deliver a well-organized speech on any topic and incorporate feedback from his or her previous speech evaluation. The member may choose to present the same speech or a new speech. The speech may be humorous, informational, or any style the member chooses. Be sure the member gives you notes or that you speak with the member before the meeting to discuss the feedback he or she plans to apply in this speech. Pay close attention to these parts of the member’s presentation while also providing a comprehensive evaluation of the speech as a whole.

See 8100E2_EvaluationResource_EvaluationandFeedback2.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spok en language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses t one, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: E ffectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses ph ysical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: D emonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comf ortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with int eresting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Applied Feedback: F eedback from first speech is applied to second speech

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Effective Coaching Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals : Evaluation and Feedback - Evaluator Speech

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals

Project: Evaluation and Feedback - Evaluator Speech

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to develop skills for delivering and receiving feedback. The purpose of this speech is for the member to deliver constructive feedback on another member’s presentation.

Notes for the Evaluator
It is recommended that the member evaluating this portion of the project be a proven, exemplary evaluator. During the completion of this project, the member:
Presented a speech on a topic, received feedback from an evaluator, and incorporated that feedback into a second speech

About this speech:
The last portion of this assignment is for the member to serve as an evaluator at a club meeting. The member will deliver an engaging and constructive evaluation of another member’s speech. He or she will also demonstrate proper meeting etiquette by being fully engaged during all speeches. The member may choose to take notes during the speech he or she is evaluating.

See 8100E3_EvaluationResource_EvaluationandFeedback3.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spok en language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses t one, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: E ffectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses ph ysical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: D emonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comf ortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with int eresting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Delivery: D elivers tactful, constructive feedback

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Engaged: Engages while others ar e speaking during the Toastmasters meeting

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Effective Coaching Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals : Researching and Presenting

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals

Project: Researching and Presenting

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

We do not yet have a form with specific prompts for this project, but you can record your notes below.

You excelled at

You may want to work on

To challenge yourself

Other Comments

Effective Coaching Level 2 Learning Your Style : Understanding Your Leadership Style

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 2 Learning Your Style

Project: Understanding Your Leadership Style

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

We do not yet have a form with specific prompts for this project, but you can record your notes below.

You excelled at

You may want to work on

To challenge yourself

Other Comments

Effective Coaching Level 2 Learning Your Style : Understanding Your Communication Style

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 2 Learning Your Style

Project: Understanding Your Communication Style

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

We do not yet have a form with specific prompts for this project, but you can record your notes below.

You excelled at

You may want to work on

To challenge yourself

Other Comments

Effective Coaching Level 2 Learning Your Style : Mentoring

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 2 Learning Your Style

Project: Mentoring

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to apply his or her mentoring skills to a short-term mentoring assignment. The purpose of this speech is for the member to share some aspect of his or her first experience as a Toastmasters mentor.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project has spent time mentoring a fellow Toastmaster.

About this speech:
The member will deliver a well-organized speech about his or her experience as a Toastmasters mentor during the completion of this project. The member may speak about the entire experience or an aspect of it. The speech may be humorous, informational, or any type the member chooses. The style should be appropriate for the content of the speech. The speech should not be a report on the content of the “Mentoring” project.

See 8410E_EvaluationResource_Mentoring.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Describes some aspect of experience mentoring during the completion of the project

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Effective Coaching Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Reaching Consensus

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Reaching Consensus - Assignment Option 1

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

We do not yet have a form with specific prompts for this project, but you can record your notes below.

You excelled at

You may want to work on

To challenge yourself

Other Comments

Effective Coaching Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Active Listening

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Active Listening

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to demonstrate his or her ability to listen to what others say.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project is practicing active listening.
At your club meeting today, he or she is leading Table Topics®.

Listen for:
A well-run Table Topics® session.
As Topicsmaster, the member should make short, affirming statements after each speaker completes an impromptu speech, indicating he or she heard and understood each speaker.
For example, the member may say, “Thank you, Toastmaster Smith, for your comments on visiting the beach.
It sounds like you really appreciate how much your dog loves to play in the water.” The goal is for the member to clearly show that he or she listened and can use some of the active listening skills discussed tin the project.
The member completing the project is the ONLY person who needs to show active listening.
The member should not try to teach or have others demonstrate active listening skills.
The member should follow all established protocols for a Table Topics® session.

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable in the role of Topicsmaster

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Active Listening: Responds to specific content after each Table Topics® speech

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Engagement: Shows interest when others are speaking

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Effective Coaching Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Connect with Storytelling

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Connect with Storytelling

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to practice using a story within a speech or giving a speech that is a story.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project is focusing on using stories in a speech or creating a speech that is a story. The member may use any type of story:
personal, well-known fiction, or one of his or her own creation. Listen for a well-organized speech that is a story or includes a story

See 8300E_EvaluationResource_ConnectwithStorytelling.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Impact: Story has the intended impact on the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Synthesis: Pacing enhances the delivery of both the story and the rest of the speech. (Evaluate this competency only if the member includes a story as part of a larger speech.)

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Effective Coaching Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Connect with Your Audience

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Connect with Your Audience

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to practice the skills needed to connect with an unfamiliar audience.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project is practicing the skills needed to connect with an unfamiliar audience.
To do this, the member presents a topic that is new or unfamiliar to your club members.

Listen for:
A topic that is unusual or unexpected in your club.
Take note of the member’s ability to present the unusual topic in a way that keeps the audience engaged.
This speech is not a report on the content of the “Connect with Your Audience” project.

See 8201E_EvaluationResource_ConnectwithYourAudience. pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses t one, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: E ffectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with int eresting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Topic is new or unusual for audience members and challenges speaker to adapt while presenting

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Effective Coaching Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Creating Effective Visual Aids

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Creating Effective Visual Aids

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to practice selecting and using a variety of visual aids during a speech.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project is practicing the skills needed to use visual aids effectively during a speech. The member may choose any type of visual aid(s).
He or she may use a minimum of one but no more than three visual aids.

Listen for:
A well-organized speech that lends well to the visual aid(s) the member selected. Watch for:
The effective use of any and all visual aids.
The use of the aid should be seamless and enhance the content of the speech.
This speech should not be a report on the content of the “Creating Effective Visual Aids” project.

See 8301E_EvaluationResource_CreatingEffectiveVisualAids.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Visual Aid: Visual aid effectively supports the topic and speech

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Topic is well-selected for making the most of visual aids

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Effective Coaching Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Deliver Social Speeches - First Speech

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Deliver Social Speeches - First Speech

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to practice delivering social speeches in front of club members.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project has spent time preparing a social speech.

Listen for:
A well-organized, well-delivered speech with appropriate content for the type of social speech. You may be evaluating one of the following types of social speeches:
* A toast
* An acceptance speech
* A speech to honor an individual (the presentation of an award, other type of recognition, or a eulogy)
* A speech to honor an organization

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Content fits the topic and the type of social speech

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Effective Coaching Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Deliver Social Speeches - Second Speech

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Deliver Social Speeches - Second Speech

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to apply his or her mentoring skills to a short-term mentoring assignment. The purpose of this speech is for the member to share some aspect of his or her first experience as a Toastmasters mentor.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project has spent time mentoring a fellow Toastmaster.

About this speech:
The member will deliver a well-organized speech about his or her experience as a Toastmasters mentor during the completion of this project. The member may speak about the entire experience or an aspect of it. The speech may be humorous, informational, or any type the member chooses. The style should be appropriate for the content of the speech. The speech should not be a report on the content of the “Mentoring” project.

See 8302E_EvaluationResource_DeliverSocialSpeeches.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Content fits the topic and the type of social speech

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Effective Coaching Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Effective Body Language

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Effective Body Language

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to deliver a speech with awareness of intentional and unintentional body language, as well as to learn, practice, and refine how he or she uses nonverbal communication when delivering a speech.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member has spent time learning about and practicing his or her body language, including gestures and other nonverbal communication.

About this speech:
* The member will present a well-organized speech on any topic.
* Watch for the member’s awareness of his or her intentional and unintentional movement and body language. Note distracting movements as well as movements that enhance the speech.
* The speech may be humorous, informational, or any style the member chooses.
* The speech is not a report on the content of the “Effective Body Language” project.

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Unintentional Movement: Unintentional movement is limited and rarely noticeable

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Purposeful Movement: Speech is strengthened by purposeful choices of movement

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Effective Coaching Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Focus on the Positive

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Focus on the Positive

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to practice being aware of his or her thoughts and feelings, as well as the impact of his or her responses on others. The purpose of this speech is for the member to share his or her experience completing the project.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member recorded negative responses in a personal journal and worked to reframe them in a positive way.

About this speech:
Listen for ways the member grew or did not grow from the experience. The member is not required to share the intimacies of his or her journal. The speech should not be a report on the content of the “Focus on the Positive” project.

See 8304E_EvaluationResource_FocusonthePositive.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Shares some aspect of experience completing the assignment

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Effective Coaching Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Inspire Your Audience

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Inspire Your Audience

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to practice writing and delivering a speech that inspires others. The purpose of the speech is for the member to inspire the audience.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member needs to present a speech that inspires the audience. The speech content should be engaging and the speaker entertaining or moving. The speaker should be aware of audience response and adapt the speech as needed. If the member appears to be talking “at” the audience instead of interacting with them, he or she is not fulfilling the goal of the speech.

See 8305E_EvaluationResource_InspireYourAudience.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Engagement: Connects well with audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Uses topic well to inspire audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Effective Coaching Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Make Connections Through Networking

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Make Connections Through Networking

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement

* The purpose of this project is for the member to develop and practice a personal strategy for building connections through networking.
* The purpose of this speech is for the member to share some aspect of his or her experience networking.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member attended a networking event.

About this speech:
* The member will deliver a well-organized speech that includes a story or stories about the networking experience, the value of networking, or some other aspect of his or her experience networking.
* This speech should not be a report on the content of the “Make Connections Through Networking” project.

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Shares some aspect of personal experience networking

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Effective Coaching Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Prepare for an Interview

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Prepare for an Interview

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to practice the skills needed to present himself or herself well in an interview.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project has spent time organizing his or her skills and identifying how those skills can be applied to complete this role-play interview.

About this speech:
* The member designed interview questions for the interviewer that are specific to their skills, abilities, and any other content he or she wants to practice.
* Though the member designed questions, he or she does not know exactly which questions will be asked.
* Look for poise, concise answers to questions, and the ability to recover from ineffective answers.

See 8310E_EvaluationResource_PrepareforanInterview.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the interviewer

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Poise: Shows poise when responding to questions

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Impromptu Speaking: Formulates answers to questions in a timely manner and is well-spoken

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Effective Coaching Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Understanding Vocal Variety

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Understanding Vocal Variety

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement

* The purpose of this project is for the member to practice using vocal variety to enhance a speech.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member spent time developing or improving his or her vocal variety.

About this speech:
* The member will present a well-organized speech on any topic.
* Listen for how the member uses his or her voice to communicate and enhance the speech.
* The speech may be humorous, informational, or any style the member chooses.
* The speech is not a report on the content of the “Understanding Vocal Variety” project.
* Use the Speech Profile resource to complete your evaluation.

Use the PDF form 8317E_EvaluationResource_UnderstandingVocalVariety.pdf

Effective Coaching Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Using Descriptive Language

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Using Descriptive Language

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to practice writing a speech with an emphasis on adding language to increase interest and impact.

Notes for the Evaluator
Listen for descriptive words and literary elements, such as plot and setting.
Think about the story the speaker is telling, even in an informational speech.
Are you engaged?
Interested?

See 8318E_EvaluationResource_UsingDescriptiveLanguage.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Descriptive Language: Delivers a speech with a variety of descriptive language

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Literary Elements: Uses at least one literary element (plot, setting, simile, or metaphor) to enhance speech

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Effective Coaching Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Using Presentation Software

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Using Presentation Software

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to introduce or review basic presentation software strategies for creating and using slides to support or enhance a speech. The purpose of this speech is for the member to demonstrate his or her understanding of how to use presentation software, including the creation of slides and incorporating the technology into a speech.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member reviewed or learned about presentation software and the most effective methods for developing clear, comprehensive, and enhancing slides.

About this speech:
The member will deliver a well-organized speech on any topic. The topic should lend itself well to using presentation software. Watch for clear, legible, and effective slides that enhance the speech and the topic. The speech may be humorous, informational, or any style of the member’s choosing. The speech should not be a report on the content of the “Using Presentation Software” project.

See 8319E_EvaluationResource_UsingPresentationSoftware.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Presentation Slide Design: Slides are engaging, easy to see, and/or readable

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Presentation Slide Effectiveness: Slides enhance member’s speech

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Topic lends itself well to using presentation software

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Effective Coaching Level 4 Building Skills : Building a Social Media Presence

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 4 Building Skills

Project: Building a Social Media Presence

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to apply his or her understanding of social media to enhance an established or new social media presence. The purpose of this speech is for the member to share some aspect of his or her experience establishing or enhancing a social media presence.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member:
Spent time building a new or enhancing an existing social media presence Generated posts to a social media platform of his or her choosing. It may have been for a personal or professional purpose.

About this speech:
The member will deliver a well-organized speech about his or her experience. The member may choose to speak about the experience as a whole or focus on one or two aspects. The speech should not be a report on the content of the “Building a Social Media Presence” project.

See 8400E_EvaluationResource_BuildingaSocialMediaPresence.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Shares the impact of initiating or increasing a social media presence

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Effective Coaching Level 4 Building Skills : Create a Podcast

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 4 Building Skills

Project: Create a Podcast

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to be introduced to the skills needed to organize and present a podcast. The purpose of this speech is for the member to introduce his or her podcast and to present a segment of the podcast.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member learned about and created a podcast.

About this speech:
You will evaluate the member as a presenter on the podcast. The member will present well-organized podcast content. The podcast may be an interview, a group discussion, or the member speaking about a topic. The member should demonstrate excellent speaking skills. Regardless of the topic or style, the podcast should be engaging to the audience. This speech should not be a report on the content of the “Create a Podcast” project.

See 8402E_EvaluationResource_CreateaPodcastE.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience*

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively*

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs*

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the live audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Podcast: Content and delivery of podcast are engaging

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

*Use these criteria to evaluate the 2- to 3-minute podcast introduction speech presented in person to the club.

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Effective Coaching Level 4 Building Skills : Manage Online Meetings

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 4 Building Skills

Project: Manage Online Meetings

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to practice facilitating an online meeting or leading a webinar.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member spent a great deal of time organizing and preparing to facilitate an online meeting or webinar.

About this online meeting or webinar:
* In order to complete this evaluation, you must attend the webinar or online meeting.
* The member will deliver a well-organized meeting or webinar.
Depending on the type, the member may facilitate a discussion between others or disseminate information to attendees at the session.
* The member should use excellent facilitation and public speaking skills.

See http:
//kleinosky. com/nt/pw/EvaluationResources/8407E_EvaluationResource_ManageOnlineMeetings. pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Technology Management: Conducts a well-run meeting or webinar with limited technical issues caused by the member

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Organization: Meeting or webinar is well-organized

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Effective Coaching Level 4 Building Skills : Manage Projects Successfully - First Speech

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 4 Building Skills

Project: Manage Projects Successfully - First Speech

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement

* The purpose of this project is for the member to practice developing a plan, building a team, and fulfilling the plan with the help of his or her team.
* The purpose of the first speech is for the member to give a short overview of the plan for his or her project.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project has committed a great deal of time to building a team and developing a project plan. This is a 2- to 3-minute report on the member’s plan.

Listen for:
* An explanation of what the member intends to accomplish
* Information about the team the member has built to help him or her accomplish the plan
* A well-organized informational speech

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Shares some aspect of his or her plan, team, or project

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Effective Coaching Level 4 Building Skills : Manage Projects Successfully - Second Speech

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 4 Building Skills

Project: Manage Projects Successfully - Second Speech

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement

* The purpose of this project is for the member to practice developing a plan, building a team, and fulfilling the plan with the help of his or her team.
* The purpose of the second speech is for the member to share some aspect of his or her experience managing a project.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project has committed a great deal of time to developing a project plan, building a team, and fulfilling the plan. This is a 5- to 7-minute speech about the member’s experience managing a project. This speech can be humorous, informational, or any type the member feels is appropriate.

Listen for:
* Information about what the member learned from planning, building a team, and leading that team through the completion of their project
* The speech should NOT be a report on the content of the “Manage Projects Successfully” project.

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spok en language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses t one, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: E ffectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses ph ysical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: D emonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comf ortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with int eresting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Learning: Speech includes information about some aspect of what the member learned or gained from completing the project

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Effective Coaching Level 4 Building Skills : Managing a Difficult Audience

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 4 Building Skills

Project: Managing a Difficult Audience

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to practice the skills needed to address audience challenges when he or she presents outside of the Toastmasters club.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member spent time learning how to manage difficult audience members during a presentation.

About this speech:
* The member will deliver a 5- to 7-minute speech on any topic and practice responding to four audience member disruptions.
The speech may be new or previously presented.
You do not evaluate the speech or speech content.
* Your evaluation is based on the member’s ability to address and defuse challenges presented by the audience. Audience members were assigned roles by the Toastmaster and/or vice president education prior to the meeting.
* Watch for professional behavior, respectful interactions with audience members, and the use of strategies to refocus the audience on the member’s speech.
* The member has 10 to 15 minutes to deliver his or her 5- to 7-minute speech and respond to disrupters.

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Effective Management: Demonstrates skill at engaging difficult audience members

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Professionalism: Remains professional regardless of difficult audience members

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Effective Coaching Level 4 Building Skills : Public Relations Strategies

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 4 Building Skills

Project: Public Relations Strategies

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to practice the skills needed to effectively use public relations strategies for any group or situation. The purpose of this speech is for the member to share some aspect of his or her public relations strategy.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member created a public relations plan.

About this speech:
The member will deliver a well-organized speech about a real or hypothetical public relations strategy. The speech should be informational, but may include humor and visual aids. The speech should be engaging. The speech should not be a report on the content of the “Public Relations Strategies” project.

See 8412E_EvaluationResource_PublicRelationsStrategies.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Shares some aspect of his or her public relations strategy

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Visual Aids: Uses visual aids effectively (use of visual aids is optional)

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Effective Coaching Level 4 Building Skills : Question-and-Answer Session

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 4 Building Skills

Project: Question-and-Answer Session

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to learn about and practice facilitating a question-and-answer session. The purpose of this speech is for the member to practice delivering an informative speech and running a well-organized question-and-answer session. The member is responsible for managing time so there is adequate opportunity for both.

Notes for the Evaluator
Evaluate the member’s speech and his or her facilitation of a question-and-answer session.

Listen for:
A well-organized informational speech about any topic, followed by a well-facilitated question-and-answer session.

See 8413E_EvaluationResource_Question-and-AnswerSession.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses t one, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: E ffectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with int eresting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Response: Responds effectively to all questions

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Facilitation: Question-and-answer session is managed well

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Time Management: Manages time effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Effective Coaching Level 4 Building Skills : Write a Compelling Blog

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 4 Building Skills

Project: Write a Compelling Blog

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to review or introduce the skills needed to write and maintain a blog. The purpose of this speech is for the member to share some aspect of his or her experience maintaining a blog.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project has spent time writing blog posts and posting them to a new or established blog. The blog may have been personal or for a specific organization.

About this speech:
The member will deliver a well-organized speech about some aspect of his or her experience writing, building, or posting to a blog. The speech may be humorous, informational, or any style the member chooses. The speech should not be a report on the content of the “Write a Compelling Blog” project. The member may also ask you and other club members to evaluate his or her blog. If the member wants feedback on his or her blog, complete the Blog Evaluation Form.

See 8414E_EvaluationResource_WriteaCompellingBlog.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Shares some aspect of experience creating, writing, or posting to his or her blog

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Effective Coaching Level 4 Building Skills : Improvement Through Positive Coaching

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 4 Building Skills

Project: Improvement Through Positive Coaching

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to develop and apply skills for coaching a fellow member or a person outside of Toastmasters who can benefit from his or her expertise. The purpose of this speech is for the member to share some aspect of his or her experience coaching.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project has spent time coaching a Toastmaster or other person who benefitted from his or her expertise.

Listen for:
A well-organized speech about the member’s experience as a coach. The speech may be humorous, informational, or any style of the member’s choosing. The style of the speech should support the content of the speech. This speech is NOT a report on the content of the “Improvement Through Positive Coaching” project, but a reflection on the impact of the experience.

See 8403E_EvaluationResource_ImprovementThroughPositiveCoaching.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Shares some aspect of personal experience as a coach

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Effective Coaching Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise : High Performance Leadership - First Speech

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise

Project: High Performance Leadership - First Speech

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement

* The purpose of this project is for the member to apply his or her leadership and planning knowledge to develop a project plan, organize a guidance committee, and implement the plan with the help of a team.
* The purpose of the first speech is for the member to introduce his or her plan and vision.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project has committed a great deal of time to developing a plan, forming a team, and meeting with a guidance committee. The member has not yet implemented his or her plan.

About this speech:
* The member will deliver a well-thought-out plan and an organized, engaging speech.
* The speech may be humorous, informational, or presented in any style the member chooses. The style should be appropriate for the content of the speech.
* The speech should not be a report on the content of the “High Performance Leadership” project, but a presentation about the member’s plan and goals.

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Effective Coaching Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise : High Performance Leadership - Second Speech

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise

Project: High Performance Leadership - Second Speech

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement

* The purpose of this project is for the member to apply his or her leadership and planning knowledge to develop a project plan, organize a guidance committee, and implement the plan with the help of a team.
* The purpose of the second speech is for the member to share some aspect of his or her experience completing the project.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project has committed a great deal of time to developing a plan, forming a team, meeting with a guidance committee, and completing his or her envisioned project.

About this speech:
* The member will deliver an engaging speech about the project he or she completed.
* The speech may be humorous, informational, or presented in any style the member chooses. The style should be appropriate for the content of the speech.
* The speech should not be a report on the content of the “High Performance Leadership” project, but a presentation about the member’s plan, goals, and experience completing a project of his or her choosing

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spok en language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses t one, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: E ffectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses ph ysical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: D emonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comf ortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with int eresting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Shar es some aspect of experience completing the components of the project

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Effective Coaching Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise : Reflect on Your Path

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise

Project: Reflect on Your Path

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

We do not yet have a form with specific prompts for this project, but you can record your notes below.

You excelled at

You may want to work on

To challenge yourself

Other Comments

Effective Coaching Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise : Ethical Leadership

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise

Project: Ethical Leadership

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to develop a clear understanding of his or her ethical framework and create an opportunity for others to hear about and discuss ethics in the member’s organization or community.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member:
* Spent time developing a personal ethical framework
* Organized this panel discussion, invited the speakers, and defined the topic

About this speech:
* The topic of the discussion should be ethics, either in an organization or within a community.
* There should be a minimum of three panel members and at least one of them should be from outside Toastmasters.

Listen for:
A well-organized panel discussion and excellent moderating from the member completing the project. Consider how the member sets the tone, keeps panelists on topic, fields questions from attendees, and generally runs the panel discussion.

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Moderating: Moderates the panel discussion well

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Panel discussion stays focused primarily on some aspect of ethics

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Question-and-answer Session: Question-and-answer session is well-managed

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Effective Coaching Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise : Leading in Your Volunteer Organization

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise

Project: Leading in Your Volunteer Organization

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statements

* The purpose of this project is for the member to apply the skills needed to successfully lead in a volunteer organization.
* The purpose of this speech is for the member to share some aspect of his or her experience serving as a leader in a volunteer organization.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member:
* Served in a leadership role in a volunteer organization for a minimum of six months
* Received feedback on his or her leadership skills from members of the organization in the form of a 360° evaluation
* Developed a succession plan to aid in the transition of his or her leadership role

About this speech:
* The member will present a well-organized speech about his or her experience serving as a volunteer leader.
* The speech may be humorous, informational, or any style the member chooses.
The style should support the content.
* This speech is not a report on the content of the “Leading in Your Volunteer Organization” project.

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Shares some aspect of personal experience leading in a volunteer organization

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Effective Coaching Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise : Lessons Learned

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise

Project: Lessons Learned

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to learn about and apply the skills needed to run a lessons learned meeting during a project or after its completion. The purpose of this speech is for the member to share some aspect of his or her leadership experience and the impact of a lessons learned meeting.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member:
Worked with a team to complete a project Met with his or her team on many occasions, most recently to facilitate lessons learned meeting. This meeting may occur during the course of the project or at its culmination.

About this speech:
The member will deliver a well-organized speech. The member may choose to speak about an aspect of the lessons learned meeting, his or her experience as a leader, the impact of leading a team, or any other topic that he or she feels is appropriate. The speech must relate in some way to the member’s experience as a leader. The speech may be humorous, informational, or any other style the member chooses. The topic should support the style the member has selected. The speech should not be a report on the content of the “Lessons Learned” project.

See 8506E_EvaluationResource_LessonsLearned.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses t one, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: E ffectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with int eresting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Shar es some aspect of experience as a leader and the impact of the lessons learned meeting

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Effective Coaching Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise : Moderate a Panel Discussion

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise

Project: Moderate a Panel Discussion

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to apply his or her skills as a public speaker and leader to facilitate a panel discussion.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member:
* Spent time planning a panel discussion on a topic
* Organized the panel discussion and invited at least three panelists

About this panel discussion:
* The panel discussion should be well-organized and well-moderated by the member completing the project.
* Consider how the member sets the tone, keeps panelists on topic, fields questions from attendees, and generally runs the panel discussion.
* This panel discussion should not be a report on the content of the “Moderate a Panel Discussion” project

See 8508E_EvaluationResource_ModerateaPanelDiscussion.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Moderating: Moderates panel discussion well

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Panel Selection: Selected panel members well for their expertise on the topic

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Effective Coaching Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise : Prepare to Speak Professionally

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Effective Coaching Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise

Project: Prepare to Speak Professionally

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to practice developing and presenting a longer speech.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project has been working to build the skills necessary to engage an audience for an extended period of time.

About this speech:
* The member will deliver an engaging, keynote-style speech.
* The speech may be humorous, informational, or any style the member chooses.
* The member should demonstrate excellent presentation skills and deliver compelling content.
* The speech is not a report on the content of the “Prepare to Speak Professionally” project.

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Speech Content: Content is compelling enough to hold audience attention throughout the extended speech

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

FACILITATING DISCUSSION : The Panel Moderator

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: FACILITATING DISCUSSION

Project: The Panel Moderator

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

OBJECTIVES
* Select a topic for a panel discussion
* Identify different viewpoints to be addressed by panelists
* Organize and moderate a panel discussion
* Recommended Time: 28 to 30 minutes
* Optional Time: 22 to 26 minutes

Was the topic selected appropriate for a pane discussion?

In opening the panel discussion, how well did the moderator explain the topic and its purpose?

How well did the moderator introduce each panelist and their presentation topics?

How effectively did the moderator control the panel s time?

How effectively did the moderator manage the question and answer session?

How could the moderator have been more effective?

What did the moderator do well?

FACILITATING DISCUSSION : The Brainstorming Session

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: FACILITATING DISCUSSION

Project: The Brainstorming Session

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

OBJECTIVES
* Select a problem for a brainstorming session for which you serve as facilitator
* Conduct a brainstorming session
* Have participants reduce the list of ideas to the three best
* Recommended Time: 31-33 minutes
* Optional Time: 20 to 22 minutes

Was the topic narrow enough and appropriately worded that the group could accomplish its objectives within the allotted time?

How well did the facilitator encourage participants to contribute ideas?

What could the facilitator have done differently to help the group generate ideas?

How effectively did the facilitator guide the group in reducing the list of ideas to the three best or most practical ones?

In what way s could the facilitator have been more helpful to the group in making their decisions?

How well did the facilitator remain neutral during the discussion?

What did the facilitator do well?

FACILITATING DISCUSSION : The Problem-Solving Discussion

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: FACILITATING DISCUSSION

Project: The Problem-Solving Discussion

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

OBJECTIVES
* Discuss the three ideas generated in Project 2
* Determine which one best resolves the problem
* Recommended Time: 26 to 31 minutes
* Optional Time: 19 to 23 minutes

Was the topic narrow enough and worded appropriately that the group could reach a decision within the allotted time?

How well did the facilitator use different types of questions to encourage participants to contribute ideas, opinions, and suggestions?

Was the facilitator able to remain neutral during the discussion?

In what way s could the facilitator have been more helpful to the group as it tried to reach a decision?

How did the facilitator control the flow of the discussion so everyone had the opportunity to be heard?

What did the facilitator do well?

FACILITATING DISCUSSION : Handling Challenging Situations (Role Playing)

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: FACILITATING DISCUSSION

Project: Handling Challenging Situations (Role Playing)

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

OBJECTIVES
* Select a problem and ask club members to discuss and resolve it by either majority vote or by compromise
* Serve as facilitator for the discussion
* Effectively handle any member’s behavioral problems that may interfere with the discussion
* Recommended Time: 22 to 32 minutes
* Optional Time: 12 to 21 minutes

Was the topic narrow enough and worded appropriately that the group could reach a decision within the allotted time?

How well did the facilitator encourage participants to contribute ideas, opinions, and suggestions?

How well did the facilitator remain neutral during the discussion?

How effectively did the facilitator handle those people with behavioral problems?

What could the facilitator do differently that may be more effective in handling the behavioral problems?

What did the facilitator do well?

In what way s could the facilitator be more helpful to the group as it tried to reach a decision?

FACILITATING DISCUSSION : Reaching A Consensus

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: FACILITATING DISCUSSION

Project: Reaching A Consensus

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

OBJECTIVES
* To select a problem for the group to discuss and resolve
* As facilitator, help the group reach a consensus
* Recommended Time: 31 to 37 minutes
* Optional Time: 20 to 26 minutes

Was the topic narrow enough and worded appropriately that the group could reach a consensus within the allotted time?

How well did the facilitator encourage participants to contribute ideas, opinions, and suggestions?

Did the facilitator help the group identify areas of agreement and disagreement?

How effectively did the facilitator help the group explore alternatives?

How well did the facilitator remain neutral during the discussion?

In what way s could the facilitator have been more helpful to the group as it tried to reach a consensus?

What did the facilitator do well?

HUMOROUSLY SPEAKING : 1. Warm Up Your Audience

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: HUMOROUSLY SPEAKING

Project: 1. Warm Up Your Audience

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

OBJECTIVES
* Prepare a speech that opens with a humorous story
* Personalize the story
* Deliver the story smoothly and effectively
* Time: 5 to 7 minutes

How well did the opening story relate to the speech topic?

Was the story appropriate for the audience?

Was the story amusing to you?

Did the story attract and keep your attention?

How did the speaker s delivery of the story help or hinder the story s impact on you?

How could the speaker improve the story s delivery? Comment on the setup, delivery, and pause.

How comfortable and confident did the speaker appear to be while telling the story?

Was the speech body organized clearly and logically?

What could the speaker do to improve the speech?

HUMOROUSLY SPEAKING : 2. Leave Them With A Smile

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: HUMOROUSLY SPEAKING

Project: 2. Leave Them With A Smile

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

OBJECTIVES
* Prepare a serious speech that opens and closes with humorous stories
* Prepare a closing story that reemphasizes the speech’s main point
* Deliver the stories smoothly and effectively
* Time: 5 to 7 minutes

How well did the opening story relate to the speech topic?

How well did the closing story reemphasize the speech s main point?

How appropriate were both stories for the audience?

How amusing were the stories to you?

How effectively did the closing story end the speech?

How comfortable and confident did the speaker appear while telling both stories?

How well did the speaker deliver the set ups, pauses before the punch lines, punch lines, punch words, and the ending pauses for both stories?

HUMOROUSLY SPEAKING : 3. Make Them Laugh

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: HUMOROUSLY SPEAKING

Project: 3. Make Them Laugh

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

OBJECTIVES
* Prepare a speech that opens and closes with humorous stories
* Include jokes in the speech body to illustrate points or maintain audience interest
* Deliver the jokes and stories smoothly and effectively
* Time: 5 to 7 minutes

How well did the opening story relate to the speech topic?

How well did the closing story reemphasize the speech s main point?

How well did the jokes illustrate or emphasize the speaker s points?

If the speech had any tedious or complex parts, were jokes used to break them up? If so, how effective were the jokes at doing so?

How smooth were the transitions between the jokes and the speech body?

How comfortable and confident did the speaker appear while telling the stories and jokes?

How well did the speaker deliver the set ups, pauses before the punch lines, punch lines, punch words, and the ending pauses for the stories and jokes?

Were the stories and jokes appropriate? Were they amusing to you?

HUMOROUSLY SPEAKING : 4. Keep Them Laughing

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: HUMOROUSLY SPEAKING

Project: 4. Keep Them Laughing

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

OBJECTIVES
* Prepare a speech that opens with a self-deprecating joke
* String together two or three related jokes in the speech body
* Close the speech with a humorous story
* Time: 5 to 7 minutes

How effective was the opening joke in breaking the ice with the audience?

How well did the jokes illustrate or emphasize the speaker s points?

How well was each set of jokes in the speech body tied together?

If any parts of the speech were tedious or complex, were jokes used to break them up? If so, did the jokes succeed in doing so?

How smooth were the transitions between the jokes and the speech body?

How well did the closing story reemphasize the speech s main point?

How comfortable or confident did the speaker appear while telling the jokes and story?

Were the story and jokes amusing to you? If not, why?

HUMOROUSLY SPEAKING : 5. The Humorous Speech

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: HUMOROUSLY SPEAKING

Project: 5. The Humorous Speech

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

OBJECTIVES
* Use exaggeration to tell a humorous story
* Entertain the audience
* Effectively use body language and voice to enhance the story
* Time: 5 to 7 minutes

What indicated to you that the audience was entertained?

What made the speech humorous?

How well did the jokes stories fit the theme of the speech?

Did any of the stories jokes seem awkward to you? Which ones? Why?

How did the speaker s body language and vocal variety add impact to the speech?

How well did the speaker tie stories jokes together? Were transitions smooth?

What could the speaker have done to improve the presentation?

Innovative Planning Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals : Ice Breaker

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Innovative Planning Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals

Project: Ice Breaker

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to introduce himself or herself to the club and learn the basic structure of a public speech.

Notes for the Evaluator
This member is completing his or her first speech in Toastmasters.
The goal of the evaluation is to give the member an effective evaluation of his or her speech and delivery style.
Because the “Ice Breaker” is the first project a member completes, you may choose to use only the notes section and not the numerical score.

See 8101E_EvaluationResource_IceBreaker.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Innovative Planning Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals : Evaluation and Feedback - First Speech

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Innovative Planning Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals

Project: Evaluation and Feedback - First Speech

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to present a speech on any topic, receive feedback, and apply the feedback to a second speech. The purpose of this speech is for the member to present a speech and receive feedback from the evaluator.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member has spent time writing a speech to present at a club meeting.

About this speech:
The member will deliver a well-organized speech on any topic. Focus on the member’s speaking style. Be sure to recommend improvements that the member can apply to the next speech. The speech may be humorous, informational, or any style the member chooses. The member will ask you to evaluate his or her second speech at a future meeting.

See 8100E1_EvaluationResource_EvaluationandFeedback1.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spok en language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses t one, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: E ffectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses ph ysical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: D emonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comf ortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with int eresting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Innovative Planning Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals : Evaluation and Feedback - Second Speech

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Innovative Planning Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals

Project: Evaluation and Feedback - Second Speech

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to present a speech on any topic, receive feedback, and apply the feedback to a second speech. The purpose of this speech is for the member to demonstrate that he or she has applied the feedback receivedfrom his or her first speech.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member:
Received feedback about his or her speech Worked to apply the feedback to a second speech

About this speech:
The member will deliver a well-organized speech on any topic and incorporate feedback from his or her previous speech evaluation. The member may choose to present the same speech or a new speech. The speech may be humorous, informational, or any style the member chooses. Be sure the member gives you notes or that you speak with the member before the meeting to discuss the feedback he or she plans to apply in this speech. Pay close attention to these parts of the member’s presentation while also providing a comprehensive evaluation of the speech as a whole.

See 8100E2_EvaluationResource_EvaluationandFeedback2.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spok en language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses t one, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: E ffectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses ph ysical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: D emonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comf ortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with int eresting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Applied Feedback: F eedback from first speech is applied to second speech

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Innovative Planning Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals : Evaluation and Feedback - Evaluator Speech

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Innovative Planning Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals

Project: Evaluation and Feedback - Evaluator Speech

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to develop skills for delivering and receiving feedback. The purpose of this speech is for the member to deliver constructive feedback on another member’s presentation.

Notes for the Evaluator
It is recommended that the member evaluating this portion of the project be a proven, exemplary evaluator. During the completion of this project, the member:
Presented a speech on a topic, received feedback from an evaluator, and incorporated that feedback into a second speech

About this speech:
The last portion of this assignment is for the member to serve as an evaluator at a club meeting. The member will deliver an engaging and constructive evaluation of another member’s speech. He or she will also demonstrate proper meeting etiquette by being fully engaged during all speeches. The member may choose to take notes during the speech he or she is evaluating.

See 8100E3_EvaluationResource_EvaluationandFeedback3.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spok en language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses t one, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: E ffectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses ph ysical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: D emonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comf ortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with int eresting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Delivery: D elivers tactful, constructive feedback

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Engaged: Engages while others ar e speaking during the Toastmasters meeting

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Innovative Planning Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals : Researching and Presenting

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Innovative Planning Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals

Project: Researching and Presenting

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

We do not yet have a form with specific prompts for this project, but you can record your notes below.

You excelled at

You may want to work on

To challenge yourself

Other Comments

Innovative Planning Level 2 Learning Your Style : Understanding Your Leadership Style

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Innovative Planning Level 2 Learning Your Style

Project: Understanding Your Leadership Style

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

We do not yet have a form with specific prompts for this project, but you can record your notes below.

You excelled at

You may want to work on

To challenge yourself

Other Comments

Innovative Planning Level 2 Learning Your Style : Connect with Your Audience

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Innovative Planning Level 2 Learning Your Style

Project: Connect with Your Audience

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to practice the skills needed to connect with an unfamiliar audience.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project is practicing the skills needed to connect with an unfamiliar audience.
To do this, the member presents a topic that is new or unfamiliar to your club members.

Listen for:
A topic that is unusual or unexpected in your club.
Take note of the member’s ability to present the unusual topic in a way that keeps the audience engaged.
This speech is not a report on the content of the “Connect with Your Audience” project.

See 8201E_EvaluationResource_ConnectwithYourAudience. pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses t one, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: E ffectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with int eresting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Topic is new or unusual for audience members and challenges speaker to adapt while presenting

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Innovative Planning Level 2 Learning Your Style : Mentoring

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Innovative Planning Level 2 Learning Your Style

Project: Mentoring

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to apply his or her mentoring skills to a short-term mentoring assignment. The purpose of this speech is for the member to share some aspect of his or her first experience as a Toastmasters mentor.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project has spent time mentoring a fellow Toastmaster.

About this speech:
The member will deliver a well-organized speech about his or her experience as a Toastmasters mentor during the completion of this project. The member may speak about the entire experience or an aspect of it. The speech may be humorous, informational, or any type the member chooses. The style should be appropriate for the content of the speech. The speech should not be a report on the content of the “Mentoring” project.

See 8410E_EvaluationResource_Mentoring.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Describes some aspect of experience mentoring during the completion of the project

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Innovative Planning Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Present a Proposal

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Innovative Planning Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Present a Proposal

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

We do not yet have a form with specific prompts for this project, but you can record your notes below.

You excelled at

You may want to work on

To challenge yourself

Other Comments

Innovative Planning Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Active Listening

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Innovative Planning Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Active Listening

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to demonstrate his or her ability to listen to what others say.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project is practicing active listening.
At your club meeting today, he or she is leading Table Topics®.

Listen for:
A well-run Table Topics® session.
As Topicsmaster, the member should make short, affirming statements after each speaker completes an impromptu speech, indicating he or she heard and understood each speaker.
For example, the member may say, “Thank you, Toastmaster Smith, for your comments on visiting the beach.
It sounds like you really appreciate how much your dog loves to play in the water.” The goal is for the member to clearly show that he or she listened and can use some of the active listening skills discussed tin the project.
The member completing the project is the ONLY person who needs to show active listening.
The member should not try to teach or have others demonstrate active listening skills.
The member should follow all established protocols for a Table Topics® session.

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable in the role of Topicsmaster

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Active Listening: Responds to specific content after each Table Topics® speech

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Engagement: Shows interest when others are speaking

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Innovative Planning Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Connect with Storytelling

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Innovative Planning Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Connect with Storytelling

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to practice using a story within a speech or giving a speech that is a story.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project is focusing on using stories in a speech or creating a speech that is a story. The member may use any type of story:
personal, well-known fiction, or one of his or her own creation. Listen for a well-organized speech that is a story or includes a story

See 8300E_EvaluationResource_ConnectwithStorytelling.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Impact: Story has the intended impact on the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Synthesis: Pacing enhances the delivery of both the story and the rest of the speech. (Evaluate this competency only if the member includes a story as part of a larger speech.)

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Innovative Planning Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Creating Effective Visual Aids

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Innovative Planning Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Creating Effective Visual Aids

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to practice selecting and using a variety of visual aids during a speech.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project is practicing the skills needed to use visual aids effectively during a speech. The member may choose any type of visual aid(s).
He or she may use a minimum of one but no more than three visual aids.

Listen for:
A well-organized speech that lends well to the visual aid(s) the member selected. Watch for:
The effective use of any and all visual aids.
The use of the aid should be seamless and enhance the content of the speech.
This speech should not be a report on the content of the “Creating Effective Visual Aids” project.

See 8301E_EvaluationResource_CreatingEffectiveVisualAids.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Visual Aid: Visual aid effectively supports the topic and speech

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Topic is well-selected for making the most of visual aids

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Innovative Planning Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Deliver Social Speeches - First Speech

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Innovative Planning Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Deliver Social Speeches - First Speech

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to practice delivering social speeches in front of club members.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project has spent time preparing a social speech.

Listen for:
A well-organized, well-delivered speech with appropriate content for the type of social speech. You may be evaluating one of the following types of social speeches:
* A toast
* An acceptance speech
* A speech to honor an individual (the presentation of an award, other type of recognition, or a eulogy)
* A speech to honor an organization

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Content fits the topic and the type of social speech

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Innovative Planning Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Effective Body Language

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Innovative Planning Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Effective Body Language

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to deliver a speech with awareness of intentional and unintentional body language, as well as to learn, practice, and refine how he or she uses nonverbal communication when delivering a speech.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member has spent time learning about and practicing his or her body language, including gestures and other nonverbal communication.

About this speech:
* The member will present a well-organized speech on any topic.
* Watch for the member’s awareness of his or her intentional and unintentional movement and body language. Note distracting movements as well as movements that enhance the speech.
* The speech may be humorous, informational, or any style the member chooses.
* The speech is not a report on the content of the “Effective Body Language” project.

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Unintentional Movement: Unintentional movement is limited and rarely noticeable

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Purposeful Movement: Speech is strengthened by purposeful choices of movement

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Innovative Planning Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Focus on the Positive

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Innovative Planning Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Focus on the Positive

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to practice being aware of his or her thoughts and feelings, as well as the impact of his or her responses on others. The purpose of this speech is for the member to share his or her experience completing the project.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member recorded negative responses in a personal journal and worked to reframe them in a positive way.

About this speech:
Listen for ways the member grew or did not grow from the experience. The member is not required to share the intimacies of his or her journal. The speech should not be a report on the content of the “Focus on the Positive” project.

See 8304E_EvaluationResource_FocusonthePositive.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Shares some aspect of experience completing the assignment

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Innovative Planning Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Inspire Your Audience

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Innovative Planning Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Inspire Your Audience

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to practice writing and delivering a speech that inspires others. The purpose of the speech is for the member to inspire the audience.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member needs to present a speech that inspires the audience. The speech content should be engaging and the speaker entertaining or moving. The speaker should be aware of audience response and adapt the speech as needed. If the member appears to be talking “at” the audience instead of interacting with them, he or she is not fulfilling the goal of the speech.

See 8305E_EvaluationResource_InspireYourAudience.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Engagement: Connects well with audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Uses topic well to inspire audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Innovative Planning Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Make Connections Through Networking

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Innovative Planning Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Make Connections Through Networking

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement

* The purpose of this project is for the member to develop and practice a personal strategy for building connections through networking.
* The purpose of this speech is for the member to share some aspect of his or her experience networking.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member attended a networking event.

About this speech:
* The member will deliver a well-organized speech that includes a story or stories about the networking experience, the value of networking, or some other aspect of his or her experience networking.
* This speech should not be a report on the content of the “Make Connections Through Networking” project.

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Shares some aspect of personal experience networking

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Innovative Planning Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Prepare for an Interview

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Innovative Planning Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Prepare for an Interview

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to practice the skills needed to present himself or herself well in an interview.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project has spent time organizing his or her skills and identifying how those skills can be applied to complete this role-play interview.

About this speech:
* The member designed interview questions for the interviewer that are specific to their skills, abilities, and any other content he or she wants to practice.
* Though the member designed questions, he or she does not know exactly which questions will be asked.
* Look for poise, concise answers to questions, and the ability to recover from ineffective answers.

See 8310E_EvaluationResource_PrepareforanInterview.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the interviewer

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Poise: Shows poise when responding to questions

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Impromptu Speaking: Formulates answers to questions in a timely manner and is well-spoken

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Innovative Planning Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Understanding Vocal Variety

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Innovative Planning Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Understanding Vocal Variety

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement

* The purpose of this project is for the member to practice using vocal variety to enhance a speech.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member spent time developing or improving his or her vocal variety.

About this speech:
* The member will present a well-organized speech on any topic.
* Listen for how the member uses his or her voice to communicate and enhance the speech.
* The speech may be humorous, informational, or any style the member chooses.
* The speech is not a report on the content of the “Understanding Vocal Variety” project.
* Use the Speech Profile resource to complete your evaluation.

Use the PDF form 8317E_EvaluationResource_UnderstandingVocalVariety.pdf

Innovative Planning Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Using Descriptive Language

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Innovative Planning Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Using Descriptive Language

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to practice writing a speech with an emphasis on adding language to increase interest and impact.

Notes for the Evaluator
Listen for descriptive words and literary elements, such as plot and setting.
Think about the story the speaker is telling, even in an informational speech.
Are you engaged?
Interested?

See 8318E_EvaluationResource_UsingDescriptiveLanguage.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Descriptive Language: Delivers a speech with a variety of descriptive language

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Literary Elements: Uses at least one literary element (plot, setting, simile, or metaphor) to enhance speech

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Innovative Planning Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Using Presentation Software

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Innovative Planning Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Using Presentation Software

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to introduce or review basic presentation software strategies for creating and using slides to support or enhance a speech. The purpose of this speech is for the member to demonstrate his or her understanding of how to use presentation software, including the creation of slides and incorporating the technology into a speech.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member reviewed or learned about presentation software and the most effective methods for developing clear, comprehensive, and enhancing slides.

About this speech:
The member will deliver a well-organized speech on any topic. The topic should lend itself well to using presentation software. Watch for clear, legible, and effective slides that enhance the speech and the topic. The speech may be humorous, informational, or any style of the member’s choosing. The speech should not be a report on the content of the “Using Presentation Software” project.

See 8319E_EvaluationResource_UsingPresentationSoftware.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Presentation Slide Design: Slides are engaging, easy to see, and/or readable

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Presentation Slide Effectiveness: Slides enhance member’s speech

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Topic lends itself well to using presentation software

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Innovative Planning Level 4 Building Skills : Manage Projects Successfully - First Speech

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Innovative Planning Level 4 Building Skills

Project: Manage Projects Successfully - First Speech

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement

* The purpose of this project is for the member to practice developing a plan, building a team, and fulfilling the plan with the help of his or her team.
* The purpose of the first speech is for the member to give a short overview of the plan for his or her project.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project has committed a great deal of time to building a team and developing a project plan. This is a 2- to 3-minute report on the member’s plan.

Listen for:
* An explanation of what the member intends to accomplish
* Information about the team the member has built to help him or her accomplish the plan
* A well-organized informational speech

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Shares some aspect of his or her plan, team, or project

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Innovative Planning Level 4 Building Skills : Manage Projects Successfully - Second Speech

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Innovative Planning Level 4 Building Skills

Project: Manage Projects Successfully - Second Speech

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement

* The purpose of this project is for the member to practice developing a plan, building a team, and fulfilling the plan with the help of his or her team.
* The purpose of the second speech is for the member to share some aspect of his or her experience managing a project.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project has committed a great deal of time to developing a project plan, building a team, and fulfilling the plan. This is a 5- to 7-minute speech about the member’s experience managing a project. This speech can be humorous, informational, or any type the member feels is appropriate.

Listen for:
* Information about what the member learned from planning, building a team, and leading that team through the completion of their project
* The speech should NOT be a report on the content of the “Manage Projects Successfully” project.

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spok en language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses t one, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: E ffectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses ph ysical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: D emonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comf ortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with int eresting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Learning: Speech includes information about some aspect of what the member learned or gained from completing the project

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Innovative Planning Level 4 Building Skills : Building a Social Media Presence

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Innovative Planning Level 4 Building Skills

Project: Building a Social Media Presence

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to apply his or her understanding of social media to enhance an established or new social media presence. The purpose of this speech is for the member to share some aspect of his or her experience establishing or enhancing a social media presence.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member:
Spent time building a new or enhancing an existing social media presence Generated posts to a social media platform of his or her choosing. It may have been for a personal or professional purpose.

About this speech:
The member will deliver a well-organized speech about his or her experience. The member may choose to speak about the experience as a whole or focus on one or two aspects. The speech should not be a report on the content of the “Building a Social Media Presence” project.

See 8400E_EvaluationResource_BuildingaSocialMediaPresence.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Shares the impact of initiating or increasing a social media presence

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Innovative Planning Level 4 Building Skills : Create a Podcast

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Innovative Planning Level 4 Building Skills

Project: Create a Podcast

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to be introduced to the skills needed to organize and present a podcast. The purpose of this speech is for the member to introduce his or her podcast and to present a segment of the podcast.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member learned about and created a podcast.

About this speech:
You will evaluate the member as a presenter on the podcast. The member will present well-organized podcast content. The podcast may be an interview, a group discussion, or the member speaking about a topic. The member should demonstrate excellent speaking skills. Regardless of the topic or style, the podcast should be engaging to the audience. This speech should not be a report on the content of the “Create a Podcast” project.

See 8402E_EvaluationResource_CreateaPodcastE.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience*

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively*

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs*

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the live audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Podcast: Content and delivery of podcast are engaging

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

*Use these criteria to evaluate the 2- to 3-minute podcast introduction speech presented in person to the club.

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Innovative Planning Level 4 Building Skills : Manage Online Meetings

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Innovative Planning Level 4 Building Skills

Project: Manage Online Meetings

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to practice facilitating an online meeting or leading a webinar.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member spent a great deal of time organizing and preparing to facilitate an online meeting or webinar.

About this online meeting or webinar:
* In order to complete this evaluation, you must attend the webinar or online meeting.
* The member will deliver a well-organized meeting or webinar.
Depending on the type, the member may facilitate a discussion between others or disseminate information to attendees at the session.
* The member should use excellent facilitation and public speaking skills.

See http:
//kleinosky. com/nt/pw/EvaluationResources/8407E_EvaluationResource_ManageOnlineMeetings. pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Technology Management: Conducts a well-run meeting or webinar with limited technical issues caused by the member

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Organization: Meeting or webinar is well-organized

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Innovative Planning Level 4 Building Skills : Managing a Difficult Audience

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Innovative Planning Level 4 Building Skills

Project: Managing a Difficult Audience

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to practice the skills needed to address audience challenges when he or she presents outside of the Toastmasters club.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member spent time learning how to manage difficult audience members during a presentation.

About this speech:
* The member will deliver a 5- to 7-minute speech on any topic and practice responding to four audience member disruptions.
The speech may be new or previously presented.
You do not evaluate the speech or speech content.
* Your evaluation is based on the member’s ability to address and defuse challenges presented by the audience. Audience members were assigned roles by the Toastmaster and/or vice president education prior to the meeting.
* Watch for professional behavior, respectful interactions with audience members, and the use of strategies to refocus the audience on the member’s speech.
* The member has 10 to 15 minutes to deliver his or her 5- to 7-minute speech and respond to disrupters.

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Effective Management: Demonstrates skill at engaging difficult audience members

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Professionalism: Remains professional regardless of difficult audience members

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Innovative Planning Level 4 Building Skills : Public Relations Strategies

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Innovative Planning Level 4 Building Skills

Project: Public Relations Strategies

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to practice the skills needed to effectively use public relations strategies for any group or situation. The purpose of this speech is for the member to share some aspect of his or her public relations strategy.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member created a public relations plan.

About this speech:
The member will deliver a well-organized speech about a real or hypothetical public relations strategy. The speech should be informational, but may include humor and visual aids. The speech should be engaging. The speech should not be a report on the content of the “Public Relations Strategies” project.

See 8412E_EvaluationResource_PublicRelationsStrategies.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Shares some aspect of his or her public relations strategy

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Visual Aids: Uses visual aids effectively (use of visual aids is optional)

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Innovative Planning Level 4 Building Skills : Question-and-Answer Session

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Innovative Planning Level 4 Building Skills

Project: Question-and-Answer Session

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to learn about and practice facilitating a question-and-answer session. The purpose of this speech is for the member to practice delivering an informative speech and running a well-organized question-and-answer session. The member is responsible for managing time so there is adequate opportunity for both.

Notes for the Evaluator
Evaluate the member’s speech and his or her facilitation of a question-and-answer session.

Listen for:
A well-organized informational speech about any topic, followed by a well-facilitated question-and-answer session.

See 8413E_EvaluationResource_Question-and-AnswerSession.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses t one, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: E ffectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with int eresting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Response: Responds effectively to all questions

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Facilitation: Question-and-answer session is managed well

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Time Management: Manages time effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Innovative Planning Level 4 Building Skills : Write a Compelling Blog

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Innovative Planning Level 4 Building Skills

Project: Write a Compelling Blog

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to review or introduce the skills needed to write and maintain a blog. The purpose of this speech is for the member to share some aspect of his or her experience maintaining a blog.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project has spent time writing blog posts and posting them to a new or established blog. The blog may have been personal or for a specific organization.

About this speech:
The member will deliver a well-organized speech about some aspect of his or her experience writing, building, or posting to a blog. The speech may be humorous, informational, or any style the member chooses. The speech should not be a report on the content of the “Write a Compelling Blog” project. The member may also ask you and other club members to evaluate his or her blog. If the member wants feedback on his or her blog, complete the Blog Evaluation Form.

See 8414E_EvaluationResource_WriteaCompellingBlog.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Shares some aspect of experience creating, writing, or posting to his or her blog

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Innovative Planning Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise : High Performance Leadership - First Speech

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Innovative Planning Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise

Project: High Performance Leadership - First Speech

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement

* The purpose of this project is for the member to apply his or her leadership and planning knowledge to develop a project plan, organize a guidance committee, and implement the plan with the help of a team.
* The purpose of the first speech is for the member to introduce his or her plan and vision.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project has committed a great deal of time to developing a plan, forming a team, and meeting with a guidance committee. The member has not yet implemented his or her plan.

About this speech:
* The member will deliver a well-thought-out plan and an organized, engaging speech.
* The speech may be humorous, informational, or presented in any style the member chooses. The style should be appropriate for the content of the speech.
* The speech should not be a report on the content of the “High Performance Leadership” project, but a presentation about the member’s plan and goals.

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Innovative Planning Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise : High Performance Leadership - Second Speech

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Innovative Planning Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise

Project: High Performance Leadership - Second Speech

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement

* The purpose of this project is for the member to apply his or her leadership and planning knowledge to develop a project plan, organize a guidance committee, and implement the plan with the help of a team.
* The purpose of the second speech is for the member to share some aspect of his or her experience completing the project.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project has committed a great deal of time to developing a plan, forming a team, meeting with a guidance committee, and completing his or her envisioned project.

About this speech:
* The member will deliver an engaging speech about the project he or she completed.
* The speech may be humorous, informational, or presented in any style the member chooses. The style should be appropriate for the content of the speech.
* The speech should not be a report on the content of the “High Performance Leadership” project, but a presentation about the member’s plan, goals, and experience completing a project of his or her choosing

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spok en language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses t one, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: E ffectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses ph ysical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: D emonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comf ortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with int eresting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Shar es some aspect of experience completing the components of the project

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Innovative Planning Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise : Reflect on Your Path

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Innovative Planning Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise

Project: Reflect on Your Path

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

We do not yet have a form with specific prompts for this project, but you can record your notes below.

You excelled at

You may want to work on

To challenge yourself

Other Comments

Innovative Planning Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise : Ethical Leadership

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Innovative Planning Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise

Project: Ethical Leadership

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to develop a clear understanding of his or her ethical framework and create an opportunity for others to hear about and discuss ethics in the member’s organization or community.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member:
* Spent time developing a personal ethical framework
* Organized this panel discussion, invited the speakers, and defined the topic

About this speech:
* The topic of the discussion should be ethics, either in an organization or within a community.
* There should be a minimum of three panel members and at least one of them should be from outside Toastmasters.

Listen for:
A well-organized panel discussion and excellent moderating from the member completing the project. Consider how the member sets the tone, keeps panelists on topic, fields questions from attendees, and generally runs the panel discussion.

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Moderating: Moderates the panel discussion well

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Panel discussion stays focused primarily on some aspect of ethics

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Question-and-answer Session: Question-and-answer session is well-managed

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Innovative Planning Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise : Leading in Your Volunteer Organization

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Innovative Planning Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise

Project: Leading in Your Volunteer Organization

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statements

* The purpose of this project is for the member to apply the skills needed to successfully lead in a volunteer organization.
* The purpose of this speech is for the member to share some aspect of his or her experience serving as a leader in a volunteer organization.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member:
* Served in a leadership role in a volunteer organization for a minimum of six months
* Received feedback on his or her leadership skills from members of the organization in the form of a 360° evaluation
* Developed a succession plan to aid in the transition of his or her leadership role

About this speech:
* The member will present a well-organized speech about his or her experience serving as a volunteer leader.
* The speech may be humorous, informational, or any style the member chooses.
The style should support the content.
* This speech is not a report on the content of the “Leading in Your Volunteer Organization” project.

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Shares some aspect of personal experience leading in a volunteer organization

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Innovative Planning Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise : Lessons Learned

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Innovative Planning Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise

Project: Lessons Learned

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to learn about and apply the skills needed to run a lessons learned meeting during a project or after its completion. The purpose of this speech is for the member to share some aspect of his or her leadership experience and the impact of a lessons learned meeting.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member:
Worked with a team to complete a project Met with his or her team on many occasions, most recently to facilitate lessons learned meeting. This meeting may occur during the course of the project or at its culmination.

About this speech:
The member will deliver a well-organized speech. The member may choose to speak about an aspect of the lessons learned meeting, his or her experience as a leader, the impact of leading a team, or any other topic that he or she feels is appropriate. The speech must relate in some way to the member’s experience as a leader. The speech may be humorous, informational, or any other style the member chooses. The topic should support the style the member has selected. The speech should not be a report on the content of the “Lessons Learned” project.

See 8506E_EvaluationResource_LessonsLearned.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses t one, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: E ffectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with int eresting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Shar es some aspect of experience as a leader and the impact of the lessons learned meeting

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Innovative Planning Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise : Moderate a Panel Discussion

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Innovative Planning Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise

Project: Moderate a Panel Discussion

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to apply his or her skills as a public speaker and leader to facilitate a panel discussion.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member:
* Spent time planning a panel discussion on a topic
* Organized the panel discussion and invited at least three panelists

About this panel discussion:
* The panel discussion should be well-organized and well-moderated by the member completing the project.
* Consider how the member sets the tone, keeps panelists on topic, fields questions from attendees, and generally runs the panel discussion.
* This panel discussion should not be a report on the content of the “Moderate a Panel Discussion” project

See 8508E_EvaluationResource_ModerateaPanelDiscussion.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Moderating: Moderates panel discussion well

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Panel Selection: Selected panel members well for their expertise on the topic

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Innovative Planning Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise : Prepare to Speak Professionally

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Innovative Planning Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise

Project: Prepare to Speak Professionally

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to practice developing and presenting a longer speech.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project has been working to build the skills necessary to engage an audience for an extended period of time.

About this speech:
* The member will deliver an engaging, keynote-style speech.
* The speech may be humorous, informational, or any style the member chooses.
* The member should demonstrate excellent presentation skills and deliver compelling content.
* The speech is not a report on the content of the “Prepare to Speak Professionally” project.

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Speech Content: Content is compelling enough to hold audience attention throughout the extended speech

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Innovative Planning Level 6 : Lessons Learned

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Innovative Planning Level 6

Project:

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to learn about and apply the skills needed to run a lessons learned meeting during a project or after its completion. The purpose of this speech is for the member to share some aspect of his or her leadership experience and the impact of a lessons learned meeting.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member:
Worked with a team to complete a project Met with his or her team on many occasions, most recently to facilitate lessons learned meeting. This meeting may occur during the course of the project or at its culmination.

About this speech:
The member will deliver a well-organized speech. The member may choose to speak about an aspect of the lessons learned meeting, his or her experience as a leader, the impact of leading a team, or any other topic that he or she feels is appropriate. The speech must relate in some way to the member’s experience as a leader. The speech may be humorous, informational, or any other style the member chooses. The topic should support the style the member has selected. The speech should not be a report on the content of the “Lessons Learned” project.

See 8506E_EvaluationResource_LessonsLearned.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses t one, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: E ffectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with int eresting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Shar es some aspect of experience as a leader and the impact of the lessons learned meeting

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS : 1. Conversing with Ease

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS

Project: 1. Conversing with Ease

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

OBJECTIVES
* Identify techniques to use in conversing with strangers
* Recognize different levels of conversation
* Initiate a conversation with a stranger
* Use open-ended questions to solicit information for further conversation
* Time: 10 to 14 minutes

How well did the speaker explain the value of conversational skills and different conversational techniques?

How effectively did the speaker initiate the conversation?

How did the speaker establish common interest with the other person?

How effectively did the speaker use open ended questions to carry on the conversation?

How did the speaker advance from one level to another? The levels are small talk, fact disclosure, viewpoints and opinions, personal feelings.

How comfortable did the speaker appear to be in the conversation?

What could the speaker have said differently that may have been more effective?

INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS : 2. The Successful Negotiator

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS

Project: 2. The Successful Negotiator

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

OBJECTIVES
* Employ win/win negotiating strategies to achieve your goals
* Enjoy the benefits of win/win negotiating
* Time: 10 to 14 minutes

How clearly did the speaker explain the negotiation process?

How did the speaker break the ice and establish a good relationship with the other party?

How effectively did the speaker address the needs and wants of the other party?

Did the speaker clearly indicate his or her wants and needs and the reasons for them?

Did the speaker achieve his or her goal?

What could the speaker have said or done differently to be more effective?

INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS : 3. Diffusing Verbal Criticism

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS

Project: 3. Diffusing Verbal Criticism

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

OBJECTIVES
* Respond non-defensively to verbal criticism
* Employ a five-step method to identify the problem, diffuse the attack, and arrive at a solution
* Time: 10 to 14 minutes

How effectively did the speaker explain how to handle verbal criticism?

Did the speaker respond non-defensively to the criticism?

How did the speaker indicate he or she was listening to the criticism with an open mind?

How did the speaker determine the reason(s) for the criticism?

Was the speaker able to discuss a solution with the criticizer?

What could the speaker have said or done differently that would have been more effective?

INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS : 4. The Coach

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS

Project: 4. The Coach

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

OBJECTIVES
* Determine reasons for someone’s substandard performance
* Coach the person to improved performance
* Time: 10 to 14 minutes

How clearly did the speaker explain the coaching process?

What was preventing the person from performing satisfactorily? How did the speaker determine this reason?

How effectively did the speaker begin the coaching session?

How did the speaker work with the person to arrive at a solution?

Did the speaker focus on describing behavior rather than evaluating or judging it?

How did the speaker avoid putting the person on the defensive?

How effective was the coaching session? If you were the person being coached, would you be motivated to improve?

INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS : 5. Asserting Yourself Effectively

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS

Project: 5. Asserting Yourself Effectively

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

OBJECTIVES
* Enjoy the physical and mental benefits of being assertive
* Employ the four-step method for addressing a problem and asking for help
* Overcome resistance to your requests
* Time: 10 to 14 minutes

How well did the speaker explain how to express dissatisfaction effectively?

How effectively did the speaker follow the four-step method when addressing the problem?

Did the speaker clearly state the problem and the remedy?

If you were the other person, would you want to fulfill the speaker’s request?

How did the speaker overcome resistance?

INTERPRETIVE READING : 1. Read A Story

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: INTERPRETIVE READING

Project: 1. Read A Story

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

OBJECTIVES
* To understand the elements of interpretive reading
* To learn how to analyze a narrative and plan for effective interpretation
* To learn and apply vocal techniques that will aid in the effectiveness of the reading
* Time: 8 to 10 minutes

Was the theme understandable and the storyline clear?

To what degree did the speaker achieve the author s purpose in projecting the meaning and the emotions of the message?

How did the speaker emphasize the words which were important in revealing the narrative s meaning and emotions?

How did the speaker build the story s climax?

Did the introduction and transitions if any help you better understand the narrative?

Was the speaker able to establish and maintain eye contact with the audience?

Did the speaker appear to be spontaneous during the presentation?

What could the speaker have done differently to improve the presentation?

What did you like about the presentation?

INTERPRETIVE READING : 2. Interpreting Poetry

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: INTERPRETIVE READING

Project: 2. Interpreting Poetry

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

OBJECTIVES
* To understand the differences between poetry and prose
* To recognize how poets use imagery, rhythm, meter, cadence, and rhyme to convey the meanings and emotions of their poetry
* To apply vocal techniques that will aid the effectiveness of the reading
* Time: 6 to 8 minutes

How was the speaker able to express the thoughts and emotions of the poem?

Did the speaker understand the poem? Was the speaker able to envision the pictures painted by the poet?

Did the speaker make effective use of pauses, rhythm, and cadence?

Did the speaker avoid a sing song rhythm?

What kind of eye contact did the speaker have with the audience? Was it appropriate for the type of presentation?

Was the speaker well prepared and familiar with the material?

What could the speaker have done differently to improve the presentation?

What did you like about the presentation?

INTERPRETIVE READING : 3. The Monodrama

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: INTERPRETIVE READING

Project: 3. The Monodrama

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

OBJECTIVES
* To understand the concept and nature of the monodrama
* To assume the identity of a character and to portray the physical and emotional aspects of this character to an audience
* Time: 5 to 7 minutes

Was the character clearly defined by the speaker?

Did the speaker effectively express the conflict in which the character was involved?

How effectively did the speaker use voice and gestures body movements?

Did the speaker successfully avoid eye contact with the audience?

With what parts of the monodrama did the speaker appear most comfortable?

Did the speaker display any distracting mannerisms?

What could the speaker have done differently to improve the presentation?

What did you like about the presentation?

INTERPRETIVE READING : 4. The Play

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: INTERPRETIVE READING

Project: 4. The Play

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

OBJECTIVES
* To adapt a play for interpretive reading
* To portray several characters in one reading, identifying them to the audience through voice changes and movement
* Time: 12 to 15 minutes

Were the characters vocally, physically, and emotionally distinct? Were character changes smooth and quick?

Did the pitch or tempo of any character distract you?

Was the plot of the play clear? Was the play properly cut so it flowed smoothly? Were transitions clear?

How did the speaker build to the climax of the play?

Did the speaker have eye contact with the audience? Was eye contact appropriate for this presentation?

What could the speaker have done differently to improve the presentation?

What did you like about the presentation?

INTERPRETIVE READING : 5. The Oratorical Speech

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: INTERPRETIVE READING

Project: 5. The Oratorical Speech

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

OBJECTIVES
* To understand the structure of an effective speech
* To interpret and present a famous speech
* Time: 8 to 10 minutes

Did the speaker reveal the original speaker intelligently, significantly, and with adequate feeling?

Was the speaker comfortable with the speech?

How did the speaker establish rapport with the audience? Did the speaker address the audience, not the book?

Did the speaker inspire the audience?

What could the speaker have done differently to improve the presentation?

What did you like about the presentation?

Leadership Development Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals : Ice Breaker

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Leadership Development Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals

Project: Ice Breaker

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to introduce himself or herself to the club and learn the basic structure of a public speech.

Notes for the Evaluator
This member is completing his or her first speech in Toastmasters.
The goal of the evaluation is to give the member an effective evaluation of his or her speech and delivery style.
Because the “Ice Breaker” is the first project a member completes, you may choose to use only the notes section and not the numerical score.

See 8101E_EvaluationResource_IceBreaker.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Leadership Development Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals : Evaluation and Feedback - First Speech

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Leadership Development Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals

Project: Evaluation and Feedback - First Speech

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to present a speech on any topic, receive feedback, and apply the feedback to a second speech. The purpose of this speech is for the member to present a speech and receive feedback from the evaluator.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member has spent time writing a speech to present at a club meeting.

About this speech:
The member will deliver a well-organized speech on any topic. Focus on the member’s speaking style. Be sure to recommend improvements that the member can apply to the next speech. The speech may be humorous, informational, or any style the member chooses. The member will ask you to evaluate his or her second speech at a future meeting.

See 8100E1_EvaluationResource_EvaluationandFeedback1.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spok en language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses t one, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: E ffectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses ph ysical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: D emonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comf ortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with int eresting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Leadership Development Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals : Evaluation and Feedback - Second Speech

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Leadership Development Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals

Project: Evaluation and Feedback - Second Speech

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to present a speech on any topic, receive feedback, and apply the feedback to a second speech. The purpose of this speech is for the member to demonstrate that he or she has applied the feedback receivedfrom his or her first speech.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member:
Received feedback about his or her speech Worked to apply the feedback to a second speech

About this speech:
The member will deliver a well-organized speech on any topic and incorporate feedback from his or her previous speech evaluation. The member may choose to present the same speech or a new speech. The speech may be humorous, informational, or any style the member chooses. Be sure the member gives you notes or that you speak with the member before the meeting to discuss the feedback he or she plans to apply in this speech. Pay close attention to these parts of the member’s presentation while also providing a comprehensive evaluation of the speech as a whole.

See 8100E2_EvaluationResource_EvaluationandFeedback2.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spok en language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses t one, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: E ffectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses ph ysical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: D emonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comf ortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with int eresting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Applied Feedback: F eedback from first speech is applied to second speech

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Leadership Development Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals : Evaluation and Feedback - Evaluator Speech

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Leadership Development Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals

Project: Evaluation and Feedback - Evaluator Speech

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to develop skills for delivering and receiving feedback. The purpose of this speech is for the member to deliver constructive feedback on another member’s presentation.

Notes for the Evaluator
It is recommended that the member evaluating this portion of the project be a proven, exemplary evaluator. During the completion of this project, the member:
Presented a speech on a topic, received feedback from an evaluator, and incorporated that feedback into a second speech

About this speech:
The last portion of this assignment is for the member to serve as an evaluator at a club meeting. The member will deliver an engaging and constructive evaluation of another member’s speech. He or she will also demonstrate proper meeting etiquette by being fully engaged during all speeches. The member may choose to take notes during the speech he or she is evaluating.

See 8100E3_EvaluationResource_EvaluationandFeedback3.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spok en language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses t one, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: E ffectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses ph ysical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: D emonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comf ortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with int eresting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Delivery: D elivers tactful, constructive feedback

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Engaged: Engages while others ar e speaking during the Toastmasters meeting

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Leadership Development Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals : Researching and Presenting

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Leadership Development Level 1 Mastering Fundamentals

Project: Researching and Presenting

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

We do not yet have a form with specific prompts for this project, but you can record your notes below.

You excelled at

You may want to work on

To challenge yourself

Other Comments

Leadership Development Level 2 Learning Your Style : Managing Time

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Leadership Development Level 2 Learning Your Style

Project: Managing Time

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

We do not yet have a form with specific prompts for this project, but you can record your notes below.

You excelled at

You may want to work on

To challenge yourself

Other Comments

Leadership Development Level 2 Learning Your Style : Understanding Your Leadership Style

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Leadership Development Level 2 Learning Your Style

Project: Understanding Your Leadership Style

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

We do not yet have a form with specific prompts for this project, but you can record your notes below.

You excelled at

You may want to work on

To challenge yourself

Other Comments

Leadership Development Level 2 Learning Your Style : Mentoring

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Leadership Development Level 2 Learning Your Style

Project: Mentoring

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to apply his or her mentoring skills to a short-term mentoring assignment. The purpose of this speech is for the member to share some aspect of his or her first experience as a Toastmasters mentor.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project has spent time mentoring a fellow Toastmaster.

About this speech:
The member will deliver a well-organized speech about his or her experience as a Toastmasters mentor during the completion of this project. The member may speak about the entire experience or an aspect of it. The speech may be humorous, informational, or any type the member chooses. The style should be appropriate for the content of the speech. The speech should not be a report on the content of the “Mentoring” project.

See 8410E_EvaluationResource_Mentoring.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Describes some aspect of experience mentoring during the completion of the project

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Leadership Development Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Planning and Implementing

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Leadership Development Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Planning and Implementing

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

We do not yet have a form with specific prompts for this project, but you can record your notes below.

You excelled at

You may want to work on

To challenge yourself

Other Comments

Leadership Development Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Active Listening

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Leadership Development Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Active Listening

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to demonstrate his or her ability to listen to what others say.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project is practicing active listening.
At your club meeting today, he or she is leading Table Topics®.

Listen for:
A well-run Table Topics® session.
As Topicsmaster, the member should make short, affirming statements after each speaker completes an impromptu speech, indicating he or she heard and understood each speaker.
For example, the member may say, “Thank you, Toastmaster Smith, for your comments on visiting the beach.
It sounds like you really appreciate how much your dog loves to play in the water.” The goal is for the member to clearly show that he or she listened and can use some of the active listening skills discussed tin the project.
The member completing the project is the ONLY person who needs to show active listening.
The member should not try to teach or have others demonstrate active listening skills.
The member should follow all established protocols for a Table Topics® session.

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable in the role of Topicsmaster

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Active Listening: Responds to specific content after each Table Topics® speech

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Engagement: Shows interest when others are speaking

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Leadership Development Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Connect with Storytelling

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Leadership Development Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Connect with Storytelling

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to practice using a story within a speech or giving a speech that is a story.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project is focusing on using stories in a speech or creating a speech that is a story. The member may use any type of story:
personal, well-known fiction, or one of his or her own creation. Listen for a well-organized speech that is a story or includes a story

See 8300E_EvaluationResource_ConnectwithStorytelling.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Impact: Story has the intended impact on the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Synthesis: Pacing enhances the delivery of both the story and the rest of the speech. (Evaluate this competency only if the member includes a story as part of a larger speech.)

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Leadership Development Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Connect with Your Audience

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Leadership Development Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Connect with Your Audience

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to practice the skills needed to connect with an unfamiliar audience.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project is practicing the skills needed to connect with an unfamiliar audience.
To do this, the member presents a topic that is new or unfamiliar to your club members.

Listen for:
A topic that is unusual or unexpected in your club.
Take note of the member’s ability to present the unusual topic in a way that keeps the audience engaged.
This speech is not a report on the content of the “Connect with Your Audience” project.

See 8201E_EvaluationResource_ConnectwithYourAudience. pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses t one, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: E ffectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with int eresting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Topic is new or unusual for audience members and challenges speaker to adapt while presenting

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Leadership Development Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Creating Effective Visual Aids

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Leadership Development Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Creating Effective Visual Aids

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to practice selecting and using a variety of visual aids during a speech.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project is practicing the skills needed to use visual aids effectively during a speech. The member may choose any type of visual aid(s).
He or she may use a minimum of one but no more than three visual aids.

Listen for:
A well-organized speech that lends well to the visual aid(s) the member selected. Watch for:
The effective use of any and all visual aids.
The use of the aid should be seamless and enhance the content of the speech.
This speech should not be a report on the content of the “Creating Effective Visual Aids” project.

See 8301E_EvaluationResource_CreatingEffectiveVisualAids.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Visual Aid: Visual aid effectively supports the topic and speech

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Topic is well-selected for making the most of visual aids

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Leadership Development Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Deliver Social Speeches - First Speech

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Leadership Development Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Deliver Social Speeches - First Speech

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to practice delivering social speeches in front of club members.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project has spent time preparing a social speech.

Listen for:
A well-organized, well-delivered speech with appropriate content for the type of social speech. You may be evaluating one of the following types of social speeches:
* A toast
* An acceptance speech
* A speech to honor an individual (the presentation of an award, other type of recognition, or a eulogy)
* A speech to honor an organization

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Content fits the topic and the type of social speech

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Leadership Development Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Effective Body Language

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Leadership Development Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Effective Body Language

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to deliver a speech with awareness of intentional and unintentional body language, as well as to learn, practice, and refine how he or she uses nonverbal communication when delivering a speech.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member has spent time learning about and practicing his or her body language, including gestures and other nonverbal communication.

About this speech:
* The member will present a well-organized speech on any topic.
* Watch for the member’s awareness of his or her intentional and unintentional movement and body language. Note distracting movements as well as movements that enhance the speech.
* The speech may be humorous, informational, or any style the member chooses.
* The speech is not a report on the content of the “Effective Body Language” project.

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Unintentional Movement: Unintentional movement is limited and rarely noticeable

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Purposeful Movement: Speech is strengthened by purposeful choices of movement

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Leadership Development Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Focus on the Positive

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Leadership Development Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Focus on the Positive

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to practice being aware of his or her thoughts and feelings, as well as the impact of his or her responses on others. The purpose of this speech is for the member to share his or her experience completing the project.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member recorded negative responses in a personal journal and worked to reframe them in a positive way.

About this speech:
Listen for ways the member grew or did not grow from the experience. The member is not required to share the intimacies of his or her journal. The speech should not be a report on the content of the “Focus on the Positive” project.

See 8304E_EvaluationResource_FocusonthePositive.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Shares some aspect of experience completing the assignment

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Leadership Development Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Inspire Your Audience

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Leadership Development Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Inspire Your Audience

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to practice writing and delivering a speech that inspires others. The purpose of the speech is for the member to inspire the audience.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member needs to present a speech that inspires the audience. The speech content should be engaging and the speaker entertaining or moving. The speaker should be aware of audience response and adapt the speech as needed. If the member appears to be talking “at” the audience instead of interacting with them, he or she is not fulfilling the goal of the speech.

See 8305E_EvaluationResource_InspireYourAudience.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Engagement: Connects well with audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Uses topic well to inspire audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Leadership Development Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Make Connections Through Networking

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Leadership Development Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Make Connections Through Networking

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement

* The purpose of this project is for the member to develop and practice a personal strategy for building connections through networking.
* The purpose of this speech is for the member to share some aspect of his or her experience networking.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member attended a networking event.

About this speech:
* The member will deliver a well-organized speech that includes a story or stories about the networking experience, the value of networking, or some other aspect of his or her experience networking.
* This speech should not be a report on the content of the “Make Connections Through Networking” project.

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Shares some aspect of personal experience networking

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Leadership Development Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Prepare for an Interview

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Leadership Development Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Prepare for an Interview

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to practice the skills needed to present himself or herself well in an interview.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project has spent time organizing his or her skills and identifying how those skills can be applied to complete this role-play interview.

About this speech:
* The member designed interview questions for the interviewer that are specific to their skills, abilities, and any other content he or she wants to practice.
* Though the member designed questions, he or she does not know exactly which questions will be asked.
* Look for poise, concise answers to questions, and the ability to recover from ineffective answers.

See 8310E_EvaluationResource_PrepareforanInterview.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the interviewer

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Poise: Shows poise when responding to questions

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Impromptu Speaking: Formulates answers to questions in a timely manner and is well-spoken

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Leadership Development Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Understanding Vocal Variety

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Leadership Development Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Understanding Vocal Variety

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement

* The purpose of this project is for the member to practice using vocal variety to enhance a speech.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member spent time developing or improving his or her vocal variety.

About this speech:
* The member will present a well-organized speech on any topic.
* Listen for how the member uses his or her voice to communicate and enhance the speech.
* The speech may be humorous, informational, or any style the member chooses.
* The speech is not a report on the content of the “Understanding Vocal Variety” project.
* Use the Speech Profile resource to complete your evaluation.

Use the PDF form 8317E_EvaluationResource_UnderstandingVocalVariety.pdf

Leadership Development Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Using Descriptive Language

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Leadership Development Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Using Descriptive Language

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to practice writing a speech with an emphasis on adding language to increase interest and impact.

Notes for the Evaluator
Listen for descriptive words and literary elements, such as plot and setting.
Think about the story the speaker is telling, even in an informational speech.
Are you engaged?
Interested?

See 8318E_EvaluationResource_UsingDescriptiveLanguage.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Descriptive Language: Delivers a speech with a variety of descriptive language

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Literary Elements: Uses at least one literary element (plot, setting, simile, or metaphor) to enhance speech

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Leadership Development Level 3 Increasing Knowledge : Using Presentation Software

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Leadership Development Level 3 Increasing Knowledge

Project: Using Presentation Software

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to introduce or review basic presentation software strategies for creating and using slides to support or enhance a speech. The purpose of this speech is for the member to demonstrate his or her understanding of how to use presentation software, including the creation of slides and incorporating the technology into a speech.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member reviewed or learned about presentation software and the most effective methods for developing clear, comprehensive, and enhancing slides.

About this speech:
The member will deliver a well-organized speech on any topic. The topic should lend itself well to using presentation software. Watch for clear, legible, and effective slides that enhance the speech and the topic. The speech may be humorous, informational, or any style of the member’s choosing. The speech should not be a report on the content of the “Using Presentation Software” project.

See 8319E_EvaluationResource_UsingPresentationSoftware.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Presentation Slide Design: Slides are engaging, easy to see, and/or readable

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Presentation Slide Effectiveness: Slides enhance member’s speech

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Topic lends itself well to using presentation software

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Leadership Development Level 4 Building Skills : Leading Your Team

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Leadership Development Level 4 Building Skills

Project: Leading Your Team

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to lead a small team to the completion of a project. The purpose of this speech is for the member to share some aspect of his or her experience leading a team.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member:
Built a team Selected a project to complete and completed that project

About this speech:
Your evaluation is based on the speech the member presents to the club. Listen for how the member applied what was learned in the project, the impact of the leadership experience, and the results of the completed project. The speech may be humorous, informational, or any other type of speech that the member selects. The speech should not be a report on the content of the “Leading Your Team” project, but should cover some aspect of the member’s experience leading a team.

See 8405E_EvaluationResource_LeadingYourTeam.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Shares all or part of personal experience leading a team

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Leadership Development Level 4 Building Skills : Building a Social Media Presence

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Leadership Development Level 4 Building Skills

Project: Building a Social Media Presence

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to apply his or her understanding of social media to enhance an established or new social media presence. The purpose of this speech is for the member to share some aspect of his or her experience establishing or enhancing a social media presence.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member:
Spent time building a new or enhancing an existing social media presence Generated posts to a social media platform of his or her choosing. It may have been for a personal or professional purpose.

About this speech:
The member will deliver a well-organized speech about his or her experience. The member may choose to speak about the experience as a whole or focus on one or two aspects. The speech should not be a report on the content of the “Building a Social Media Presence” project.

See 8400E_EvaluationResource_BuildingaSocialMediaPresence.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Shares the impact of initiating or increasing a social media presence

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Leadership Development Level 4 Building Skills : Create a Podcast

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Leadership Development Level 4 Building Skills

Project: Create a Podcast

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to be introduced to the skills needed to organize and present a podcast. The purpose of this speech is for the member to introduce his or her podcast and to present a segment of the podcast.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member learned about and created a podcast.

About this speech:
You will evaluate the member as a presenter on the podcast. The member will present well-organized podcast content. The podcast may be an interview, a group discussion, or the member speaking about a topic. The member should demonstrate excellent speaking skills. Regardless of the topic or style, the podcast should be engaging to the audience. This speech should not be a report on the content of the “Create a Podcast” project.

See 8402E_EvaluationResource_CreateaPodcastE.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience*

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively*

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs*

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the live audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Podcast: Content and delivery of podcast are engaging

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

*Use these criteria to evaluate the 2- to 3-minute podcast introduction speech presented in person to the club.

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Leadership Development Level 4 Building Skills : Manage Online Meetings

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Leadership Development Level 4 Building Skills

Project: Manage Online Meetings

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to practice facilitating an online meeting or leading a webinar.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member spent a great deal of time organizing and preparing to facilitate an online meeting or webinar.

About this online meeting or webinar:
* In order to complete this evaluation, you must attend the webinar or online meeting.
* The member will deliver a well-organized meeting or webinar.
Depending on the type, the member may facilitate a discussion between others or disseminate information to attendees at the session.
* The member should use excellent facilitation and public speaking skills.

See http:
//kleinosky. com/nt/pw/EvaluationResources/8407E_EvaluationResource_ManageOnlineMeetings. pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Technology Management: Conducts a well-run meeting or webinar with limited technical issues caused by the member

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Organization: Meeting or webinar is well-organized

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Leadership Development Level 4 Building Skills : Manage Projects Successfully - First Speech

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Leadership Development Level 4 Building Skills

Project: Manage Projects Successfully - First Speech

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement

* The purpose of this project is for the member to practice developing a plan, building a team, and fulfilling the plan with the help of his or her team.
* The purpose of the first speech is for the member to give a short overview of the plan for his or her project.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project has committed a great deal of time to building a team and developing a project plan. This is a 2- to 3-minute report on the member’s plan.

Listen for:
* An explanation of what the member intends to accomplish
* Information about the team the member has built to help him or her accomplish the plan
* A well-organized informational speech

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Shares some aspect of his or her plan, team, or project

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Leadership Development Level 4 Building Skills : Manage Projects Successfully - Second Speech

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Leadership Development Level 4 Building Skills

Project: Manage Projects Successfully - Second Speech

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement

* The purpose of this project is for the member to practice developing a plan, building a team, and fulfilling the plan with the help of his or her team.
* The purpose of the second speech is for the member to share some aspect of his or her experience managing a project.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project has committed a great deal of time to developing a project plan, building a team, and fulfilling the plan. This is a 5- to 7-minute speech about the member’s experience managing a project. This speech can be humorous, informational, or any type the member feels is appropriate.

Listen for:
* Information about what the member learned from planning, building a team, and leading that team through the completion of their project
* The speech should NOT be a report on the content of the “Manage Projects Successfully” project.

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spok en language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses t one, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: E ffectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses ph ysical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: D emonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comf ortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with int eresting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Learning: Speech includes information about some aspect of what the member learned or gained from completing the project

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Leadership Development Level 4 Building Skills : Managing a Difficult Audience

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Leadership Development Level 4 Building Skills

Project: Managing a Difficult Audience

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to practice the skills needed to address audience challenges when he or she presents outside of the Toastmasters club.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member spent time learning how to manage difficult audience members during a presentation.

About this speech:
* The member will deliver a 5- to 7-minute speech on any topic and practice responding to four audience member disruptions.
The speech may be new or previously presented.
You do not evaluate the speech or speech content.
* Your evaluation is based on the member’s ability to address and defuse challenges presented by the audience. Audience members were assigned roles by the Toastmaster and/or vice president education prior to the meeting.
* Watch for professional behavior, respectful interactions with audience members, and the use of strategies to refocus the audience on the member’s speech.
* The member has 10 to 15 minutes to deliver his or her 5- to 7-minute speech and respond to disrupters.

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Effective Management: Demonstrates skill at engaging difficult audience members

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Professionalism: Remains professional regardless of difficult audience members

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Leadership Development Level 4 Building Skills : Public Relations Strategies

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Leadership Development Level 4 Building Skills

Project: Public Relations Strategies

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to practice the skills needed to effectively use public relations strategies for any group or situation. The purpose of this speech is for the member to share some aspect of his or her public relations strategy.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member created a public relations plan.

About this speech:
The member will deliver a well-organized speech about a real or hypothetical public relations strategy. The speech should be informational, but may include humor and visual aids. The speech should be engaging. The speech should not be a report on the content of the “Public Relations Strategies” project.

See 8412E_EvaluationResource_PublicRelationsStrategies.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Shares some aspect of his or her public relations strategy

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Visual Aids: Uses visual aids effectively (use of visual aids is optional)

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Leadership Development Level 4 Building Skills : Question-and-Answer Session

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Leadership Development Level 4 Building Skills

Project: Question-and-Answer Session

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to learn about and practice facilitating a question-and-answer session. The purpose of this speech is for the member to practice delivering an informative speech and running a well-organized question-and-answer session. The member is responsible for managing time so there is adequate opportunity for both.

Notes for the Evaluator
Evaluate the member’s speech and his or her facilitation of a question-and-answer session.

Listen for:
A well-organized informational speech about any topic, followed by a well-facilitated question-and-answer session.

See 8413E_EvaluationResource_Question-and-AnswerSession.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses t one, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: E ffectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with int eresting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Response: Responds effectively to all questions

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Facilitation: Question-and-answer session is managed well

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Time Management: Manages time effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Leadership Development Level 4 Building Skills : Write a Compelling Blog

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Leadership Development Level 4 Building Skills

Project: Write a Compelling Blog

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

The purpose of this project is for the member to review or introduce the skills needed to write and maintain a blog. The purpose of this speech is for the member to share some aspect of his or her experience maintaining a blog.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project has spent time writing blog posts and posting them to a new or established blog. The blog may have been personal or for a specific organization.

About this speech:
The member will deliver a well-organized speech about some aspect of his or her experience writing, building, or posting to a blog. The speech may be humorous, informational, or any style the member chooses. The speech should not be a report on the content of the “Write a Compelling Blog” project. The member may also ask you and other club members to evaluate his or her blog. If the member wants feedback on his or her blog, complete the Blog Evaluation Form.

See 8414E_EvaluationResource_WriteaCompellingBlog.pdf

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Shares some aspect of experience creating, writing, or posting to his or her blog

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Leadership Development Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise : Manage Successful Events

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Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Leadership Development Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise

Project: Manage Successful Events

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

We do not yet have a form with specific prompts for this project, but you can record your notes below.

You excelled at

You may want to work on

To challenge yourself

Other Comments

Leadership Development Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise : Reflect on Your Path

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Leadership Development Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise

Project: Reflect on Your Path

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

We do not yet have a form with specific prompts for this project, but you can record your notes below.

You excelled at

You may want to work on

To challenge yourself

Other Comments

Leadership Development Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise : Ethical Leadership

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Leadership Development Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise

Project: Ethical Leadership

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement
The purpose of this project is for the member to develop a clear understanding of his or her ethical framework and create an opportunity for others to hear about and discuss ethics in the member’s organization or community.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member:
* Spent time developing a personal ethical framework
* Organized this panel discussion, invited the speakers, and defined the topic

About this speech:
* The topic of the discussion should be ethics, either in an organization or within a community.
* There should be a minimum of three panel members and at least one of them should be from outside Toastmasters.

Listen for:
A well-organized panel discussion and excellent moderating from the member completing the project. Consider how the member sets the tone, keeps panelists on topic, fields questions from attendees, and generally runs the panel discussion.

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Moderating: Moderates the panel discussion well

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Panel discussion stays focused primarily on some aspect of ethics

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Question-and-answer Session: Question-and-answer session is well-managed

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Leadership Development Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise : High Performance Leadership - First Speech

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Leadership Development Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise

Project: High Performance Leadership - First Speech

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement

* The purpose of this project is for the member to apply his or her leadership and planning knowledge to develop a project plan, organize a guidance committee, and implement the plan with the help of a team.
* The purpose of the first speech is for the member to introduce his or her plan and vision.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project has committed a great deal of time to developing a plan, forming a team, and meeting with a guidance committee. The member has not yet implemented his or her plan.

About this speech:
* The member will deliver a well-thought-out plan and an organized, engaging speech.
* The speech may be humorous, informational, or presented in any style the member chooses. The style should be appropriate for the content of the speech.
* The speech should not be a report on the content of the “High Performance Leadership” project, but a presentation about the member’s plan and goals.

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses physical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: Demonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comfortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with interesting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Leadership Development Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise : High Performance Leadership - Second Speech

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Leadership Development Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise

Project: High Performance Leadership - Second Speech

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statement

* The purpose of this project is for the member to apply his or her leadership and planning knowledge to develop a project plan, organize a guidance committee, and implement the plan with the help of a team.
* The purpose of the second speech is for the member to share some aspect of his or her experience completing the project.

Notes for the Evaluator
The member completing this project has committed a great deal of time to developing a plan, forming a team, meeting with a guidance committee, and completing his or her envisioned project.

About this speech:
* The member will deliver an engaging speech about the project he or she completed.
* The speech may be humorous, informational, or presented in any style the member chooses. The style should be appropriate for the content of the speech.
* The speech should not be a report on the content of the “High Performance Leadership” project, but a presentation about the member’s plan, goals, and experience completing a project of his or her choosing

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spok en language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses t one, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: E ffectively uses eye contact to engage audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Gestures: Uses ph ysical gestures effectively

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Audience Awareness: D emonstrates awareness of audience engagement and needs

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Comfort Level: Appears comf ortable with the audience

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Interest: Engages audience with int eresting, well-constructed content

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Topic: Shar es some aspect of experience completing the components of the project

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Leadership Development Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise : Leading in Your Volunteer Organization

Record Evaluation

Speaker: Test Speaker

Manual/Path: Leadership Development Level 5 Demonstrating Expertise

Project: Leading in Your Volunteer Organization

Speech Title:

Evaluator:

Date:

Purpose Statements

* The purpose of this project is for the member to apply the skills needed to successfully lead in a volunteer organization.
* The purpose of this speech is for the member to share some aspect of his or her experience serving as a leader in a volunteer organization.

Notes for the Evaluator
During the completion of this project, the member:
* Served in a leadership role in a volunteer organization for a minimum of six months
* Received feedback on his or her leadership skills from members of the organization in the form of a 360° evaluation
* Developed a succession plan to aid in the transition of his or her leadership role

About this speech:
* The member will present a well-organized speech about his or her experience serving as a volunteer leader.
* The speech may be humorous, informational, or any style the member chooses.
The style should support the content.
* This speech is not a report on the content of the “Leading in Your Volunteer Organization” project.

You excelled at:

You may want to work on:

To challenge yourself:

Clarity: Spoken language is clear and is easily understood

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Vocal Variety: Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools

5 (Exemplary) 4 (Excels) 3 (Accomplished) 2 (Emerging) 1 (Developing)

Eye Contact: Effectiv