Present information orally, with a logical organization, coherent focus, and credible evidence, while employing effective rhetorical devices where appropriate.
: At this grade level, the emphasis is on the content, but students are still expected to follow earlier expectations: appropriate volume, pronunciation, and pacing. This benchmark introduces rhetorical devices
to the benchmark, building on what students have learned in R.3.2
and giving them a chance to apply it.
Clarification 2: For further guidance, see the Secondary Oral Communication Rubric.