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Building on chapters 5 6 persuasive speaking

  1. 1.  To persuade is to advocate, or to ask others toaccept your viewpoint. The success in persuasive speaking requiresattention to what motivates listeners. The goal of a persuasive speech is to influence theattitudes, beliefs, values and acts of others.
  2. 2. Question:Should marijuana be legalized in the UnitedStates?Write down your standpoint!Show Your Position in Writing!An Example: My partner and I feel thatmarijuana should be legalized for medicinalreasons.Photo: Oldest Skeleton of Human Ancestor Found
  3. 3. Your Standpoint (Main Point)My partner and I feel that marijuana shouldbe legalized for medicinal reasons.Medicinal reasons are your main focus thatyou will discuss in your persuasive writing.2. Where is the geographical location of the first human being?3. Explain the first human culture (civilization) of people?4. What are your observations on the first human being, plea
  4. 4. Should marijuana be legalized in theUnited States? Please explain your standpoint Create a Thesis Statement that explainsyour position. Make sure that your statement is clear andstraight to the point
  5. 5.  Who are your listeners? Should you appeal to the listenersattitudes, beliefs and values? Should you adapt your message toaudience demographics?
  6. 6.  Questionnaire--a series of open and closedended questions. Closed ended questions—elicit a small rangeof specific answersShould marijuana be legalized in the US?Yes or No
  7. 7.  Open ended questions—allows audiencemembers to elaborate as much as they wish.How do you feel about the legalization ofmarijuana ?Each group is required to create a survey forthe topic!
  8. 8.  Based upon your standpoint/main point,develop 4 questions on marijuana for youraudience Open ended questionsOR Closed ended questions
  9. 9.  Full Names Greeting Attention Getter(s) Create A Conversation Standpoint/Main PointONLY FIVE SENTENCES IN THEINTRODUCTION
  10. 10.  Picking A TopicBrainstorm with Partner(s) for Ideas Narrow your topic to form a specific speechform Compose a Thesis/Standpoint Research sources that support yourStandpoint
  11. 11.  Using Sources From Our Library Good Persuasive Speeches contain accurate,relevant, and interesting supportingmaterials
  12. 12.  Examples—illustrate, describe, or presentthings. Their purpose is to aid understandingby making ideas, items, or events moreconcrete. Share stories—one of the most powerfulmeans of conveying a message is through astory (also called narrative)
  13. 13.  Testimony-is firsthand findings, eyewitnessaccounts Lay testimony-or a testimony by nonexpertssuch as eyewitnesses, can reveal compellingfirsthand information that may beunavailable to others.
  14. 14. Provide Facts and StatisticsMost people require some type of evidence Facts represent documented occurrences,including actual events, dates, times, peopleand places. Statistics are qualified evidence thatsummarizes, compares and predicts things.
  15. 15. Each group is required to have supportingmaterials that documents at least two factsand or statistics.****They can be a part of the speech or inyour Hand-out
  16. 16. Use Percentages to Express Proportions A percentage is the qualified portion of awhole In creating your data from yourquestionnaire, each group can usepercentages to express portions
  17. 17.  Books Newspapers Periodicals Government Publications Encyclopedias Almanacs Biographical Resources Online Materials
  18. 18. Introduction: In A Professional MannerState Your StandpointIntroduce Your Four QuestionsPass-0ut Questionnaires
  19. 19. What will you do with your Datafrom the Questionnaires?
  20. 20.  Primary Research is original or firsthandresearch such as interviews andquestionnaires. The questionnaires are a part of yourprimary research. The data that you collect should be in thewritten speech and/or the hand-out.
  21. 21. Use Percentages to Express Proportions A percentage is the qualified portion of awhole In examining your data from yourquestionnaire, each group can usepercentages to express portions
  22. 22.  Example: In our recent survey that weconducted in this class, we found that 90percent of you all felt that domesticviolence is a cruel act. While the other 10percent of you all were really unsure aboutyour feelings on domestic violence.
  23. 23.  The most likely sources of secondaryresearch include books, newspapers,periodicals, government publications,blogs and reference works such asencyclopedias, almanacs, books ofquotations, atlases and individual searchengines(Google, Yahoo!, and MSN Search)
  24. 24. In your speech, alert the audience to thesource of any ideas not your own:Speech Excerpt Indicating a paraphrase:As reported in the August 8th, 2005, edition ofNewsweek, Executive Chef Jorge of the NewYork City public schools claimed that untilrecently, virtually every piece of chicken thatwas served was breaded or glazed; students
  25. 25. drank whole rather than skim milk, and atewhite rather than whole-wheat bread.Example of a direct quote:“The nation’s emergency rooms have beenstretched thin for at least a decade or more.”(New York Times Editorial Quotation)
  26. 26. Good afternoon everyone, my name is _______________ andthis is my co-host ______________. Welcome to HGTC Newsand today’s hot topic is whether or not sexual education shouldbe taught within our schools. In order to explore this topic, howmany of you have children of your own? And let us see ashow of hands from those of you who feel that sex educationshould be taught in our schools? Well, my partner and I arefirm believers that sex education should be taught in theschools because our research shows that it reduces unplannedpregnancies (Stand point).
  27. 27.  Full Names Greeting Attention Getter(s) Create A Conversation Standpoint/ThesisONLY FIVE SENTENCES IN THEINTRODUCTION
  28. 28.  You can use the informal pronoun… YOU Create a conversation within your writing Draw your audience into your speech byusing attention getters You can also draw your audience into yourspeech by creating vocal variety in yourdelivery Interaction with your partner(s)
  29. 29. As a rule, people have more interest and paymore attention to topics toward which theyhave positive attitudes and that are in keepingwith their values and beliefs. The less we knowabout something, the more indifferent we tendto be. Any speaker seeking a change inattitudes or behavior would do well toremember this!