Invitational Speech Type: (Exploring issue or articulating beliefs/values) Exploring Issue Specific purpose: To invite the class to explore the issue on video game violence.
Preview (thesis) statement:
Today we are going to explore the crimes related to video game violence, how they can make us violent, and how they can also be stress relievers.
Attention Getter – Who loves action? Or being active? Adrenaline rushes anything of that sort.
Audience Relevance – We all know someone that plays video games.
Preview Statement (Specifically name main points you will discuss.) – Crimes related to video game violence, how they can make us violent, how they can be stress relievers.
Transition Statement – Intially….
Main Point #1 – Crimes related to video game violence
Supporting evidence - Columbine High school, Movie theater,
Supporting evidence (optional) – New Mexico murders.
Transition Statement – Next…..
Main Point #2 – How they can make us violent.
Supporting evidence - Emotion Arousal
Supporting evidence (optional) – Call of duty, Battlefield, and Mortal Kombat. Top 10
Transition Statement – Finally……
Main Point #3 (Optional)- Stress relievers
Supporting evidence - Stimulates the brain.
Supporting evidence (optional) – After I leave the class….
1. What are your thoughts on this topic?
2. Do you know somebody that plays a lot of games?
3. How do they act around you? Are they aggressive?
4. Have you ever played a violent game?
5. What side are you leaning to?
6. Do you think video games should be that violent?
Signal end statement – I want to thank all you guys for…….
b. Recap Main Points & Thesis (1-2 sentence recap of each main point & a summary of audience discussion) – Recap Main Points & Thesis (1-2 sentence recap of each main point & a summary of audience discussion)...
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