Prepare a Ceremonial Speech
Prepare a ceremonial speech
In this writing assignment, you will review the process used to select a topic and determine the specific purpose and main points for a ceremonial speech.
A one-page (250-word) outline and reference list – THIS WORK WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER FEBRUARY 23. THIS IS THE LAST DAY FOR ALL STUDENT WORK. PLEASE BE ON TIME SO YOU DO NOT EARN A ZERO FOR THIS ASSIGNMENT.
Step 1 Plan your speech.
Select an occasion or situation for your ceremonial speech.
Step 2 Review the process of thesis development.
Review the information in Lesson 4 of the course about creating a specific purpose statement and thesis, deriving a question based on the thesis, and using the question to determine the main points to cover in the speech. Consider reviewing the documents you created for Assignment 4.1: Developing Purpose and Thesis Statements and Assignment 4.2: Get to the Point.
Step 3 Enter topic information.
In a document for this assignment, determine and enter the following information about your topic.
- Description of the setting (occasion or situation) for your ceremonial speech
- Description of the audience for your speech (you get to define your audience)
- Specific purpose
- Question based on thesis
- Three to five main points
Step 4 Select a pattern.
Based on your knowledge of patterns of organizing speech information, select a pattern of organization to use to create an outline for your speech.
Step 5 Create an outline.
Depending on the pattern of speech that you chose, create a formal outline for your ceremonial speech. Be sure to include the Introduction, Body, and Conclusion sections in your preparation outline.
Step 6 Create a reference list.
Include any and all sources you used to locate information for your outline.
Step 7 Save and submit your assignment.
When you have completed the assignment, save a copy for yourself in an easily accessible place and submit a copy to your instructor using the dropbox. THIS WORK WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER FEBRUARY 23. THIS IS THE LAST DAY FOR ALL STUDENT WORK. PLEASE BE ON TIME SO YOU DO NOT EARN A ZERO FOR THIS ASSIGNMENT.
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