SPEECH #1 - "TOPICS ON WHICH YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO SPEAK"
This speech may be on anything you choose as long as you have sufficient experience or self-knowledge to present it. Consider topics you have studied that interest you, places you have been, activities that you have participated in. Be sure to supplement your knowledge with additional research.
As in any speech, you must have:
- An introduction - start with an attention-getter, move to introduce your topic, then give reasons that you have the right to speak about this topic. Preview the main ideas that you'll cover as a transition to the body of your speech.
- Body of the speech - 2- 3 main ideas supported with your knowledge or examples of your participation. Supplement your knowledge with additional research. If pictures are needed for interest and understanding, please put them on PowerPoint to present to the class. Remember to make this interesting and understandable to your audience.
- Conclusion - Summarize your main ideas. Conclude with a memorable statement.
Value - 50 points. 3-5 minutes in length. Turn in your full sentence outline before you speak. You will speak from (5 or less) notecards written or typed
which will be turned in
after you speak. Supplement your knowledge with at least one outside source. This source will be included on your written outline on the last page. Be sure it is in the correct APA or MLA format.
Your experience or knowledge in this area
A preview of what you will speak about
1I - III. main ideas, each with sufficient support
* A strong concluding statement
Speak from notes only. Do not write out the entire speech.
Value: 50 points
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