1. Does the Introduction catch the audience’s attention?
2. Does the introduction use one of the following beginnings: story or anecdote, illustration, historical background, definition of terms, quotation, statistic, startling statement, question?
3. What main idea or argument is stated or implied?
4. Is the argument plausible? How might the argument be strengthened?
1. Are the major claims made in each section of the script clear? Do you need to add titles (text over images) for emphasis?
2. Does each section of the script relate to the research project’s central argument (thesis)?
3. Have you used adequate transitions/connections between sections and ideas? Do visuals or audio changes reinforce these transitions?
4. Should some sections be deleted or rearranged?
5. Does each section contain sufficient detail and supporting evidence with in-text citations?
6. Is each sentence clearly related to the sentence that precedes it and to the sentence that follows?
7. Is each sentence clear and to the point? Can you combine 2 or 3 wordy/awkward sentences into one clear statement?
8. Do you need to eliminate any repetition?
9. Does the audio use language and music appropriate to the audience and topic
1. Does the conclusion refer back to the opening and central argument?
2. Does the conclusion summarize the main points in different words?
3. Do the concluding visuals and audio create a powerful/dramatic final argument? Do they present a persuasive solution to a problem or issue raised?
4. Have you included a APA References page as part of your final titles