Delivering a Persuasive Speech
You will be delivering your speech today. The rubric that your teacher will use to grade your speech is on the next page. Read the hints below and review the rubric. Then get ready to take the spotlight!
Note: You do not have to turn this page into your teacher. Your grade will be based on your oral presentation.
Here are the elements to look for in your own speech and as you listen to your peers´ speeches:
An introduction that includes a thesis and captures the audience’s attention
Points that support the thesis
Rhetorical devices such as parallel structure, refrain, imagery, figurative language, repetition, quotation, or first-person-plural mode of address
A conclusion that restates the main points and stirs the audience’s emotions, if appropriate
Effective use of tone, pace, and emphasis\
I remember when, I was in public school, we would all ways push for dress out days. Meaning we could where what ever wanted, as long as it was appropriate. We usually dressed out of uniform on Friday. My friends and I would basically take 2 weeks to plan out with they were wearing. We even went shopping together. That Friday went great, everybody was happy, laughing complimenting each other. And then someone asked my principal why we couldn’t do this more often. From there she was furious, she was having a fit, we asked why she was asking that way and she started to say how ungrateful we were, and how immature we were. No one really knew what was going on, then she went on to say, a girl was be bullied and talked about for what she had on. Which really didn’t have anything to do with me,I wasn’t talking about, I didn’t do her anything. Why Am I being fussed at and deprived of something I love to do. That is why I chose the topic off Uniforms in school. I don’t really think it is needed. Why cant we express herself threw clothing. Yeah, someone may get their feelings...
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