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1 Leadership and public speaking
Mrs. Bunch Spring 2014

2 Leadership and Public Speaking Topics
Leadership Qualities Components of Instructional Program Public Speaking

3 Public Speaking

4 Public Speaking Topics
Types of speeches Parts of a Speech Preparing and writing a speech

5 Types of Speeches Informative- gives knowledge or information to audiences. Persuasive- convinces people to believe or do something. Integrative- pep talks, welcome speeches, or an introduction of a speaker. Prepared- speech is written and learned. Extemporaneous- speech with little or no preparation. Stopped here on 8/27

6 Parts of a speech Introduction- grabs the attention of your audience.
Body- begins with the main points and arranges them in logical order. Conclusion- summarizes the main points of your speech.

7 Variables to Consider:
Purpose- Why are you giving the speech? Audience- What group is hearing the speech? Occasion- What is the event? Content- What is in the speech? Composition- How is the speech written and organized?

8 Topic Selection Once the speech writer knows the purpose, audience and/or occasion for the speech they can then select an appropriate topic. Choose a topic that interests you. Choose a topic you are knowledgeable about. Choose a topic of interest to your audience. Brainstorm with a list of topics and write down key words.

9 Speech Preparation Gather information from a variety of materials, books, internet, personal interviews, etc. Write down your ideas including, name of source, web address, page number and author. Create an outline to help you organize your ideas.

10 Speech Preparation Write the speech the way you talk, but do not use slang terms. Be enthusiastic, smile, use gestures, have good eye contact, and be sincere when presenting your speech.

11 Oral delivery variables:
Voice- pitch, quality, articulation, pronunciation, force. Stage Presence- appearance, poise, attitude, confidence, ease before audience, personality, posture. Power of Expression- fluency, sincerity, emphasis, directness, communicative ability, conveyance of thought and meaning. Response to Questions- accurate, ability to think quickly. General Effect- interesting, understandable, convincing, pleasing, holds attention.

12 You will be giving a prepared informative speech on Friday 8/29/14
First and last name Where are you from? What activities are you involved in outside of school (sports, church, community, clubs, hobbies, etc.)? Do you currently have a job? What do you want to do after high school? What is your favorite animal (or plant for horticulture) and why? What are you most interested in learning about this semester? No time requirement, but you do have to answer all the questions above

13 Some pointers for Friday…
Have notes prepared, but don’t read them the whole time Make eye contact with the class. If you are uncomfortable with that, look at posters in the back of the room right over someone’s head Don’t sway, slouch, or fidget Speak clearly and slowly Try to avoid filler words: um, like, well, let’s see, etc. PRACTICE! Practice at home in front of a mirror, with your parents, record yourself, etc. This is great preparation for your graduation project

14 Other information that you have to find:
Symbol and duties of these officers (some officers’ symbols are part of the emblem: President- Vice President- Secretary- Treasurer- Reporter- Sentinel- What are: Career Development Events – Give some examples (Speaking and Skill) Proficiency Awards

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