Speech Against Procrastination

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The Five Syllables of Despair
What do SpongeBob Squarepants, Joey Tribbiani, my theatre teacher, high school students, and many parents have in common? No, it抯 not that they all have Golgi bodies and retinas. Let me give you a hint. They put off 憈ill tomorrow what they should do today... get my drift? About right now, Joey is late for an audition, Spongebob is writing an essay due in five minutes, my theatre teacher is dilly dallying on who to cast for the upcoming show, high school students are too tired to do anything and parents are putting off their morning meetings until the afternoon! And do you know what causes all this chaos? Just five syllables: PROCRASTINATION. From the 慖抣l do it later?excuse to the 慉w man, I can抰 believe I put this until the last minute!?worrying, procrastination is ruining our lives! We have all procrastinated in our lifetime whether it may be delaying to take the dog out or finishing a major school project like writing a persuasive speech that includes antithesis, ethos, pathos, logos, similes, metaphors, anecdotes, and other things that I haven抰 mentioned that are hopefully in this speech. I know I did not procrastinate on this speech about procrastination because that would be just wrong. But what about you guys, the sleep deprived high school students? Do you usually put off things until the last minute? This issue is becoming a bad habit and Ted Fishman, writer in the USA Today, states that, 慞rocrastination is now a topic right up there with race, class and the salaries of university presidents.? It抯 affecting high school students in negative ways such as sleep deprivation, laziness, and even depression. Distractions are one of the leading causes of procrastination. Let抯 say your dream job is to be an orthopedic surgeon a.k.a. a doctor who breaks bones for a living. You抮e in your senior year and you are struggling in Anatomy and Physiology class and the only chance to get a B average on your final report card is to ace the...
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