2 AssignmentStudents will use descriptive language and organizational skills to write this speech.Topic: A location in the world where you like to be.Speech should have an attention getter, body, and conclusion.Speech should have three sub-topics.Description of the place and where it isWhy you like itTime: 1-1:30 minutesIndex Cards: May be used
3 Some Ideas Rivers Lakes Nature Trails Woods Parks Music Festivals Art FestivalsBeachesCities with tourist attractions
4 Step One Choice of Topic: ___________________________________ Why did you choose that place?: ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________If you have questions.
5 Step Two Three Sub Topics (examples) costumeschickendessertFriends/PeopleFoodmusicfruit/breadatmosphere
6 Step Two (Continued) Three Sub Topics (examples) hotelfestival/ridesboat ridesActivitiesrestaurantscarriage ridesstores
7 Step ThreeList words to describe this place and/or what you like to do there. This will help you organize your speech.
8 Step Four Write your speech Three Parts of a Speech I. IntroductionA. Attention Getter.II. BodyA. Write about the three sub topics.B. Support the subtopics with details.III. ConclusionA. Review all three topic areas.B. Final thought or quote (make the audience want to know more about your topic).
9 Step Five Write your speech on Note Cards Use note cards to write your speech. As you write add details-NEVER use the words “things,” “stuff,” and “you know!” Use specific language instead, in other words tell us exactly what you mean.
10 Delivery Have good posture Use hand gestures Only move up to three times (left, right, and center)Eye Contact, try to look at everyone in the class at least once.Use facial expressions to emphasize what you are saying.Personal appearance should not have distracting clothes or jewelry etc.Articulate well (word choice)Pronounce the words correctlySpeak loud enough to be clearly heard in the roomDon’t speak too fastBreath from your diaphragmUse an appropriate pitch
11 Extra Credit Practice!If you practice your speech out loud for a parent, guardian, or other adult, I will give you 5 points extra credit.Adult Listener: __________________________How long did the speech last? _____________Please list one suggestion for improvement here __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
12 Grading Rubric I will use the following Rubric to grade you speeches. Introduction:Attention Getter?Thesis?Overview of main idea?Body:Organized?Descriptive Details?Conclusion:Reviewed main idea?Final thought?Vocal Delivery:VolumeQualitySpeedpitchArticulationpronunciationPhysical Delivery:posturegesturesmovementseye contactfacial expressionpersonal appearanceTOTAL POINTS _______________(OUT OF 65)
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