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.

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 in delivery do you need to improve? 
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