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(MPU3223)

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Monologue Rubric
Student I.D.

Not Yet Within Expectations


(1-2 points)

DELIVERY

Point of View

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Minimally Meets Expectations.


(3 points)

point of view and character are


inconsistent.
animpliedlistenerisseldomevident.

lacks involvement; no movement or


gestures.
limited use of nonverbal gestures and
facialexpressions.

behaviors, gestures, or movements do


notfitthecharacter
nonverbal gestures and facial
expressionsareoccasionallydistracting
orinappropriateforthecharacter
Eithertoofastortoosloworlength.

usesvolume,tone,andpacesomewhat
tosuitthecontentandpurpose
Enunciationismostlyclear;monologue
flowsadequatelywithsomenoticeable
breaksorfillers(um,uh,etc)thatare
outofcharacter

themonologueoccasionallyrevealsthe
thoughts,feelings,andcontextofthe
speaker
Straightforward
detailanddescriptiontendtobedirect
andconcrete

Usewordsthatmaybeunsuitedtothe
topic,audienceorpurposeofthe
speech;wordchoicelacksoriginality
andfailstoconveyanappropriatetone

openingpresentstheproblem;endingis
logical
conflictdevelopedthroughaseriesof
events;maybeanticlimactic
characterstendtobestereotypic
describessomeaspectsofsetting

Pacing

Eithertoofastortooslow.

Speaking
Techniques

uses volume, tone, and pace


inappropriatelyorineffectively.
Enunciation is not clear; monologue
does not flow smoothly and contains
many breaks or fillers that are out of
character.

the monologue rarely reveals the


thoughts,feelings,andcontextof the
speaker.
oftenconfusing;
content may be inappropriate few
details; oftenverybrief;partsmaybe
irrelevant.
Inappropriateuseoflanguagedistracts
theaudiencebecauseitistooinformal
ortooimprecise.

CONTENT
Purpose

Meaning

Language

Form

openingisnotengaging;endingabrupt
orillogicalseriesofrelatedevents
often focuses on physical qualities of
charactersmayidentifysetting.

Fully Meets Expectations


(4 points)

pointofviewandcharacterareclear
andconsistent
animpliedlistenerisevident

Physical
Delivery

Exam Index No. :

Exceeds Expectations
(5 points)

pointofviewandcharacterareclear,
focused,andconsistent
animpliedlistenerisestablished

gesturesormovementsarefine,but
mayhaveomittedobviouscharacter
behaviors
nonverbalgesturesandfacial
expressionsuitthecharacter
Deliverygenerallysuccessful.

usesvolume,tone,andpace
appropriatetothecontentandpurpose
Enunciationisclear;expressionis
appropriateandnatural;monologue
flowswellwithfewnoticeablebreaks
orfillersthatareoutofcharacter

themonologueinterpretsthethoughts,
feelings,andcontextofthespeaker.

someoriginalityandcreative
development
effectivedetailanddescription

Usesappropriatelanguageandword
choice,butwithlesssophistication,
expressivenessand/ororiginality.

engagingopening;believableending
developsconflictthroughbelievable
events;triestocreateuncertainty
charactersarerevealedthroughtheir
words,actions;dialogueseemsnatural
maycreatemood

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pointofviewandcharacterare
integrated;
animpliedlistenerisevident
throughoutthemonologue
naturalgesturesandmovement
enhancemessage;fitcharacteror
role
nonverbalgesturesandfacial
expressionenhancecharacterization
Excellentpacing,including
dramaticpauses.
adjustsvolume,tone,andpaceto
achieveaspecialeffectorfor
impact
Enunciationisexceptionallyclear;
monologueflowssmoothlywithout
noticeablebreaksorfillersthatare
outofcharacter
themonologueeffectively
elaboratesthethoughts,feelings,
andcontextofthespeaker
originalityandastrongvoice
somematurityandsophistication

Uses sophisticated and varied


language suited to the topic and
audience; word choice is concise,
original, and effectively conveys
theappropriatetone.
engagingopening;endingoftenhas
atwist
developsconflictandcreates
uncertainty
charactersrevealmotivationsand
relationships;dialogueis
convincing
createsmood

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Examiner Signature:_____________________________

converted to 15%.

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