This part of the outline should be your speech written out as you plan to speak
it. Remember to
include source citations in the text of the outline as you plan to say it in your
speech. See main
point #1 as an example. All sources cited APA style in text and in the work
cited page of the
*** Important – Be sure to include the following labels that in your draft and
final outline. Note
that while you may use the text to guide you in creating an outline, it does not
include all the
criteria that you will need to have in your speech in order to earn an “A” grade.
Use of attention-gaining device. – Open with a short story, quote, fact,
Stated topic relevance to audience- Relate the speech to your audience.
Why should they listen?
Credibility Statement- Explain why you are qualified to speak with us. Do
you have research
Clearly stated thesis – Your speech in one sentence. ”Today I will explain
why you should watch a la crosse game”
Previewed main points: Introduce the main points clearly as they appear in
the body. “More specifically I will discuss: Main Point 1, Main Point 2, and
Main Point 3.
Body (3-5 main points)
Identify how you use the following elements of persuasion in the body of your
Ethos, Pathos, Logos, Audience Relevance by simply writing the word in bold
brackets [Ethos] Main Point #1.
data/research – “According to Careers.org, 75% of college students choose a
outside their major.” [example of citing research in text ] data/researchTransition. “I just spoke with you about ________, now I will
Main Point #2
data/research- Cite sources in text using APA format.
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Transition. “I just spoke with you about ________, now I will
Main Point #3
Restate Thesis: “Today I spoke with you about ____________.”
Review Main Points: “More specifically, I spoke about
_____________, _________________, _______________.”
Request For Action: “The next time you find yourself watching TV, try
Compelling/creative closing-Close with a short story, quote, fact, research.
Leave them feeling
complete. You could go full circle with your attention getter.
APA Format 6 sources required.
* The sources orally cited in your speech, should match the sources in the
work cited .
1. Include the survey questions (up to 10) that you designed.
2. Summarize the results of the 10 survey questions (up to 10) that you