by kayla venable, mcneese state university
1. Attention Getter: With the economy the way it is now and all that’s happening with the oil spill each and every one of us needs to put effort into saving the environment and our wildlife. The blame for global warming, landfills, and pollution rests in our hands. 2. Listener Relevance Link: What can you do as individuals to help improve our ecosystem? You can become a volunteer at The Surfrider Foundation. 3. Speaker Credibility Link: I’ve taken it upon myself to join the The Surfrider Foundation and put effort into cleaning up our small community.(Visual aid) 4. Thesis Statement: My goal in this speech is to inform you of the dammaging effects we have on our beaches and wildlife and hopefully teach you some ways to help prevent this. 5. Preview Statement: Today I will be talking about the overall key values of The Surfrider Foundation, the goals they have to take action, and some recent accomplishments they’ve had. Transition Statement: The Surfrider Foundation started 22 years ago. Main Body:
1. First Main Point: We will start off by looking at the foundations overall key values. A. They believe in the protection and enjoyment of our oceans, waves, and beaches. 1. Their passion for these things is the driving force for all programs. 2....