Communication 301 Midterm – A paper copy of this assignment is due in class Thursday March 21st and will not be accepted later, or in any other form.
There are two parts to this midterm, a one-paragraph self-reflection and a 22-question test that YOU are to create.
(Part 1) Write a paragraph starting with this sentence:
If I had the chance to redo my dramatic speech again I would…
(Part 2) You are to construct a test consisting of 25 questions. *The test must be based on a range of material from your assigned book chapters. You must include 10 true-false, 10 multiple choice, and 2 short essay questions and instructions for each part of your test. After writing the test, provide the answers for your questions on a separate sheet(s) of paper with a reference to a page number(s) for the answer to each question.
*Assigned Chapters: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,17,18,19, the chapters vary just a little bit depending on the book you have but you do not need to include questions from a chapter about Managing Speech Anxiety.
Please remember that I do not accept late assignments. A good amount of you have turned in assignments late and you do not get credit for late assignments. If you miss this speech you MAY NOT be able to give your speech at another time. If you miss a speech then you will need to complete extra credit to make up the points or take a loss. This is what the syllabus says:
Late Assignments: Assignments are due at the beginning of the class period and will not be accepted thereafter. If you are scheduled to give a speech on a given class day and you miss class, YOU MIGHT NOT BE ABLE TO MAKE IT UP. You may make-up only ONE speech. I offer only one class hour at the end of the semester for make-up speeches. I will only be able to accommodate a maximum of ten total make-up speeches on make up day, so plan carefully. Speeches presented on make up day are penalized 30%.
It is important to know that a lot of this assignment is about being here and seeing your classmates and having an experience that I will not be able to replicate.
Here are some last minutes tips about what not to do in a speech:
I posted a new assignment on the "assignments" page. Here is a good example of how to do this assignment. You can get away with a thesis sentence that is just one sentence like the highlighted sentence.