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12/17/2014 1 4-H/Tropicana Public Speaking Program - 2011 Jackson County Extension Ben Knowles 4-H Extension Agent I
12/17/2014 2 Why Public Speaking? Allows you to express yourself. Influence others. Is a skill you will use throughout your life!
12/17/2014 3 4-H / Tropicana Public Speaking Program All students will write and give a speech in their classroom.
12/17/2014 4 4-H / Tropicana Public Speaking Program You communicate everyday. When you talk, write, and listen to others.
5 P’s of Public Speaking Plan Prepare Polish Practice Present
12/17/2014 6 Example of a “Bad” Speech http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yi vQYeI0vys http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yi vQYeI0vys
12/17/2014 7 How to Get Started? Select a topic or a theme Have an IDEA! What is it you would like to talk about? Examples: hobbies, sports, famous person, vacation, friend, special event, animals, etc Do not use last year’s speech!!! Topics should be appropriate for school and 4-H!!!
12/17/2014 8 Begin Writing Your Speech Research your topic ⃗ Search Internet ⃗ Library ⃗ Newspapers ⃗ Magazines ⃗ Books ⃗ T.V. ⃗ Interview
12/17/2014 9 Begin Writing Your Speech Your speech should have three parts: → Introduction → Body → Conclusion Keep in Mind: A public speech should inform, persuade, or entertain the audience. A public speech is not a demonstration or an illustrated talk.
12/17/2014 → Introduction Get Attention Introduce Topic Provide Motivation Preview Speech
12/17/2014 11 → Introduction Use a short introduction to get the audience’s attention and share your main idea. Can use a famous quote, a question or your reason for choosing your topic.
12/17/2014 → Body Give Descriptions about topic. Should give three to five main points about your topic. The points should be interesting and have a logical order.
12/17/2014 → Conclusion Summary Quotation Summarize Speech Reemphasize Main Idea Provide Closure And end with a final thought, something you want the audience to remember about your topic
12/17/2014 14 Preparing Speech Write your speech on notebook paper and have your teacher approve it Then write your speech out on note cards, skipping lines Number your note cards
12/17/2014 15 How long should your speech be? Between 2 – 3 minutes Time yourself to see if your speech is the correct length
Practice Speech Recreate Setting Practice Without Memorizing Practice Out Loud Watch Yourself
Practice Speech Avoid saying um and uh Don’t talk too fast Make eye contact with the audience Speak up
Elements of Physical Delivery or Body Language Appearance Posture Facial Expression Eye Contact Movement Gestures
12/17/2014 19 Giving Your Presentation Podiums are optional Do not lean on podium Use good posture & stand still
12/17/2014 20 Giving Your Presentation Don’t say “thank you” at the end of your speech Look Sharp - Dress appropriately Relax, smile & have fun!!!!
12/17/2014 21 Watch Your Mannerisms Mannerisms to avoid! Playing with hair Do not fidget Chewing gum Rocking your feet Too many hand gestures
12/17/2014 22 Example of a “Good” Speech http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G FAxkOVG0js http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G FAxkOVG0js http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=- STtkmEp8Ao http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=- STtkmEp8Ao
12/17/2014 23 4-H / Tropicana Public Speaking Program 4 th – 6 th Grades Classroom Level – ribbons awarded for 1 st - 3 rd places (1 st place speaker moves to school contest) School Level – medallions awarded for 1 st - 3 rd (1 st place speaker moves to county contest) County Level – plaques awarded for 1 st - 3 rd (1 st place winners receive full 4-H camp scholarships)
12/17/2014 27 Questions? Contact your 4-H Agent Ben Knowles 850-482-9620 firstname.lastname@example.org This presentation was created by Lori Wiggins, Taylor County 4-H Extension Agent III, and modified for the Jackson County 4-H Program.