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SPEECH TITLE/SUBJECT: Scrapbooking
GENERAL PURPOSE: To inform
SPECIFIC PURPOSE(S): To inform the audience about the history of scrapbooking To inform the audience on the different things a scrapbook could be used for To inform the audience how to make their own scrapbook
CENTRAL IDEA: Scrapbooks have been used as a method for preserving personal and family history in the form of a scrapbook. They are a great way to be creative and log information at the same time.
1. Documented Source:
a) “Tips to Preserve Your Scrapbooks.” Ohio History 30 Nov 2010 https://ohiohistory.wordpress.com/2010/11/30/tips-to-preserve-your-scrapbooks/ VISUAL AID(S):
2. My Personal Navy Scrapbook
Scrapbook plastic container with supplies
A. Attention Getting Device – So what do you do with the pictures and mementos that you feel are special to you, which you cherish? Are they in a box somewhere that you may have to dig though to find? Or are they fading from being handled or stored improperly?
B. Preview – Today I am going to share with you the history of scrapbooks, a few things to remember when creating a scrapbook and then tips on how to store your completed project
A. The History of Scrapbooks 1. In the 15th century, “commonplace books” were popular in England. It was a way to compile information like recipes, quotations, letters, poems and more. They were often created as souvenirs of European tours and would contain local memorabilia including coats of arms or works of art commissioned by local artisans
2. The advent of modern photography began with the first permanent photograph created by Joseph Niepce in 1826. This allowed the average person to begin to incorporate photographs into their scrapbooks.
3. Modern scrapbooking was credited to Mary Ellen Christensen of Elk Ridge, Utah and turning what was once just a collection of photos or