Delivery Outline for Speech to Inform: How to Identify Poisonous Spiders in Pennsylvania

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CARLEE BINDICS CMS DELIVERY OUTLINE OF SPEECH TO INFORM

INTRODUCTION

Attention getter: Does anyone know how many poisonous spiders there are in Pennsylvania?

Audience-motivator: All spiders are poisonous, but there are 3 in PA whose venom is potentially deadly.

Central Idea: The dangers of poisonous spiders in PA can be avoided.

Transition: It is important to know where they could be hiding, how to identify them, and what to do if you're bitten.

BODY

I. How to identify
A. Brown Recluse
1. Size
2. Color
3. Markings
B. Northern Black Widow
1. Size
2. Color
3. Markings
C. Southern Black Widow
1. Size
2. Color
3. Markings

Transition: Identifying can be difficult if you're looking in the wrong places

II. Location/habitat
A. Brown Recluse
1. Where builds webs
2. Nocturnal
B. Northern Black Widow
1. Where builds webs
2. Nocturnal
C. Southern Black Widow
1. Where builds webs
2. Nocturnal

Transition: If you end up being at the wrong place at the wrong time, you should know what to do if you encounter one of these spiders.

III. Effects of the bite
A. Brown Recluse
1. Time
2. Bite appearance
3. Antivenin/ medical care
B. Northern Black Widow
1. Time
2. Bite appearance
3. Antivenin/ medical care
C. Southern Black Widow
1. Time
2. Bite appearance
3. Antivenin/ medical care

CONCLUSION: Living in a rural state like Pennsylvania and outdoor activities such as hiking and camping on a rise, it is important to know what spiders to be afraid of and what steps to take if one takes you by surprise.

WORKS CITED

"Black Widow Spiders" Termite.com. 2007. November 2012

"Brown Recluse Spiders" Termite.com. 2007. November 2012

Digital image. November 2012 <http://lancaster.unl.edu/pest/resources/breclusene.shtml>

Digital image. November 2012 <http://www.animalcorner.co.uk/venanimals/ven_spidblkwid.html>

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