Presentation on theme: "4-H PRESENTATIONS Show Us What You Know!. Why Do a 4-H Presentation? zLearn how to speak in front of a group zLearn how to get organized zDevelop confidence."— Presentation transcript:
4-H PRESENTATIONS Show Us What You Know!
Why Do a 4-H Presentation? zLearn how to speak in front of a group zLearn how to get organized zDevelop confidence and poise zTeach something to others zEarn recognition
What is a 4-H Presentation? z Demonstration: Show and tell how to do something using materials and posters z Illustrated Talk: Describe how to do something using only posters z Public Speech : Talk without any visual aids. z Power Point Presentation: Talk about your subject using electronic audio-visuals
Planning Your Presentation zAsk yourself: What will the presentation show? Why do others want to know about it? Who is the audience? Where will it be given? How can I make the subject interesting?
How to Choose A Topic
Organizing Your Talk zPart I - Introduction zPart II - The Body zPart III - The Summary
Introduction zInterest getter zMake audience feel you are worth listening to zTell them why you feel this subject is important zKeep it brief
Body zAction part of your presentation zOne step at a time zDescribe what you are doing when you do it zKeep it simple and neat zUse visual aids to assist you zInclude interesting information to fill in empty time gaps
Summary zSummarize you key points zShow your finished product zTell your audience how they can use this information to benefit themselves or others zThank your audience for listening
How Much Time? z2-5 minutes for Cloverbuds and Juniors (5-11 years old) z5-10 minutes for Intermediates (12-13 years old) z10-15 minutes for Seniors ( years old)
Visual Aids to Help Along z Use posters large enough to be seen (22” x 28”) z Use large letters (2 1/2” - 3”) z Stick to 2-3 colors - Dark letters on light background z Keep it simple z Make sure you can handle all your posters
Final Tips zPRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE zCheck your equipment zLeave plenty of time to prepare zSell Yourself - Be enthusiastic zKeep going if you make a mistake zThank your audience z SMILE!