Today silently read Chapter 14, “The Informative Speech,” on pages 321-353. Then label your paper and do one of the following:
*Define the terms listed on page 349 and write answers to the “Review Questions” on page 350 for an A.
*Write answers to the “Review Questions” on page 350 for a B. *Define the terms listed on page 349 for a C.
Start thinking of a subject for your informative speech. It may be on any topic (appropriate for school). Pick something that interests you. It could be on a person, place, or any thing! You will research for your informative speech on Wednesday, this week and Tuesday of next week. After you pick a topic, write an outline. The outline needs to be typed.
You’ll present your speech on Monday or Wednesday of the next week (March 31-April 2) In order to have the possibility of an A, you must have a visual aid.
The purpose is to INFORM your audience about your topic—that’s why it’s called an informative speech.
Sample informative speech topics:
Any cat breed
Any dog breed
Any sports team
Any sport Teen gambling
Sitting Bull/any leader
Any animal Powwows
Fancy dancing, etc.
Any vacation spot Fetal alcohol effect
Fetal alcohol syndrome
Any career Dreams
American Indian Movement
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Missouri River issues
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