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Wilderness Survival Speech

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Informative Speech Outline: Wilderness Survival
A. If you were stranded in the wilderness of Alaska, would you be a survivor or a unprepared victim? B. This topic is important to myself and you, because improving knowledge on surviving simple encounters such as a car breaking down in the largest state in the U.S with over half a million miles of wilderness is extremely vital. C. I'm going to briefly talk about preparing yourself, procedures and steps from experienced writers, and signaling for help in a wilderness survival situation. D. Preparedness means having a plan, materials, and a conquering state of mind. The next step is actions you take, and prioritizing steps of survival. The essential rule of prioritizing your survival is having three basic things, shelter, water and fuel, (Wise, Jeff. "WILDERNESS SURVIVAL." Popular Mechanics 185.2 (2008): 52-53. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Web. 13 Feb. 2011.) The final step is how to signal, escape, and survive a situation with limited time, resources, with what to do, and what not to do. H. BODY

A. MAIN POINT -Experts say that the most critical period for survival in wilderness is the first 72 hours. "Within that time, most people are found," says Turnidge, a head instructor at the Boulder Outdoor Survival School (BOSS) in Boulder, Utah. "Whether they're found dead or alive is totally dependent on their preparation and state of mind." That being said, how prepared you are is the most important step you can take if you think about it, because if you prepare with all possible communication, materials, food, and water you will survive a lot longer than if you hadn't prepared at all, (Wise, Jeff. "WILDERNESS SURVIVAL." Popular Mechanics 185.2 (2008): 52-53. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Web. 13 Feb. 2011.) 1. SUBPOINTS – PREPARATION IN YOUR COMMUNICATION. The first procedural step in entering any circumstance is never enter it entirely alone by using communication so you can be tracked or found....

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