Persuasive Speech – Self-Critique

Within seven days of presenting your persuasive speech, submit a two-page, typed self-critique of your speech to Turnitin on Canvas. 

This assignment should be in essay format and is worth 10 points.

Late submissions will not be accepted. 

You should cover the following areas in your self-critique: 

  • Describe how well you performed delivering this speech. Explain what worked well for you and what you would have done differently. 
  • Was your introduction effective? Did you accomplish your purpose? (Attention-getter, startling statement, use of a quotation, arousing curiosity, etc.) 
  • Was your persuasive speech effective? 
  • Describe your level of confidence while you were delivering this speech. Did you suffer from any speech anxiety? How did you cope with any speech anxiety? 
  • Was your conclusion memorable? Did you do any of the following: review the main points of your speech, end with a quotation, and make a dramatic or memorable statement? 
  • Discuss the experience of being an advocate for changing a listener’s opinion about an issue that you have compassion and conviction. 
  • What did you like about your delivery? What areas of delivery do you need to improve? 
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