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Your Logo Persuasive speech Purpose: to convince others to change their feelings, beliefs, or behavior. A salesperson. A political leader. A teacher. Mommy…etc. Persuasive speech?! ALL THE TIME!! Warm Up !!
Your Logo Preparing for the Persuasive Speech Choosing your topic Determining your specific purpose Analyzing your audience Gathering information Preparing visual aids Organizing your speech
Your Logo Why the orders change? Persuasive speech Choosing your topic Determining your specific purpose Analyzing your audience Gathering information Preparing visual aids Organizing your speech Informative speech Analyzing your audience Choosing your topic Gathering information Preparing visual aids Organizing your speech
Your Logo 1. Choosing your topic What should I talk about? Suggestions about how to choose a topic: Choose a topic that really interests you. Suggest a change that isnt too large. Choose a topic that is controversial. Step by step: General topic (just one) Possible specific persuasive claims (many) Your choice (specific one)
Your Logo Example: narrow down your topic General topic: School dress code Specific persuasive claims: High school students should not be required to wear uniforms to school. Private school should abolish student dress code. Students should have rights to design their own uniforms. Your choice: Students should have rights to design their own uniforms. Not really interests me cuz Im not high school students anymore 1. The change isnt too large cuz Im not asking to abolish dress code completely. 2. Its controversial enough to have both sides. Too large a change.
Your Logo Write a DEBATABLE topic: Have to be a claim/declarative sentence. Clearly state ONE side of opinion. So that the other side is easy to recognize. Example: Capital punishment should be abolished. Side: should affirmative The other side: should not negative Should capital punishment be abolished? Suitable discussion topic. Not a decisive debate topic.
Your Logo 2. Determining your specific purpose General goal: to convince your listeners to change something. What I want them to change? Belief: whether sth is true or false Opinion: about sths value Behavior: do or not do sth After my speech, I want my audience to _____.
Your Logo Example: identify specific purpose Everyone should learn to give artificial respiration. Airplane travel is the safest way to travel in the U.S. Soccer is a more exciting sport than baseball. The government should prohibit all cigarette advertising. Lower highway speed limits save lives. Single parents should be allowed to adopt children. You should donate one third of your income a year to your favorite charity. Cats make wonderful pets. Behavior belief opinion
Your Logo 3. Analyzing your audience How my listeners may feel/think about the topic? Expected responses: Agree completely./Be indifferent./ Disagree completely. Use possible responses as a criterion of fixing the topic. Agee completely Not controversial enough! Be indifferent Boring topic. Not worth debating. Disagree completely Find out the reasons & Suit the remedy to the case.
Your Logo 4. Gathering information Write down what you already know about your topic. foundation Think about your related observations or experiences. Gather additional necessary information by: Conducting research Interview experts/people. Editorial pages of newspapers. Be sure to tell your audience the source of your information.
Your Logo Assignment for this week Find out ONE controversial topic. Write down the persuasive speech topic (statement, declarative sentence.) List two arguments for the affirmative side. List two arguments for the negative side. Post your topic with arguments on the Wikispaces by Sunday 10 p.m..
Your Logo Example: Name: ________________ General topic: ____ Marriage _________________________________ Debate topic: __ Women should get married before 30._______ 2 arguments for the pro side: _1. _______________________________ _2. _______________________________ 2 arguments for the con side: _1. _______________________________ _2. _______________________________