Sample Speech Class Syllabus

Speech Course – Planning and Adapting

Planning a one semester speech course can be a challenge. Figuring out when to Speakingassign which kind of speech and how to weight and grade does not have to be the problem.  Here are some ideas to consider.


Adapt prepared speech assignments for any course.

See attached Sample Assignment Sheet with grading criteria.

Personal Experience Speech
Abstract Term Speech
Informative Speech with Visual Aid
Persuasive Speech
Special Occasional Speeches
FINAL – Evening of Speech

Here’s a sample structure for organizing a week of speeches.

BONUSCritique On-Line Speeches for Bonus Points  and DETAILS to Consider in Out of Class Speech

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