Evaluation Form: Oral Presentation on Zoo Animal

Student's Name:

Animal's Name:
  1. Each student will research a zoo animal, including its habitat requirements (food, water, shelter, space), enclosure size, habits, and interesting facts.
  2. Each student will design a zoo enclosure to meet their animal's requirements.
  3. Each student will give a three to five minute oral report on their zoo animal.
  4. Each student must tell how their zoo animal fits into the overall habitat of the exhibit (e.g., Arctic, Australian, South American Rainforest, African Grassland, American Prairie, or Aquatic).
  5. Each student will answer questions from the audience (i.e., visitors to the zoo) in addition to the three to five minute presentation.
Introduction: Does the beginning set the tone of the presentation? Is the length appropriate?

Material: Did the student adequately research the zoo animal? Did the student explain how their zoo enclosure provides for the animal's needs?

Interpretation: Does the student's presentation show that the student practiced?

Delivery: Does the student speak smoothly, loudly, and clearly?

Audience: Does the student keep eye contact with the audience? How can the student improve audience participation? Does the student ask for questions from the audience?


I rank this student________________ Scale: 100-90=A (Excellent), 89-80=B (Above Average), 79-70=C (Average), 69-60 (Needs Improvement)

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Date Update: January 18, 2001