Persuasive SpeechTopic : Buying local produce & health Length: 5-6 minutesThe organization plays a central role in a persuasive speech: the speech must logically establish why the audience must change. (Unless audience members believe there is something wrong with what they are doing or feeling, they are unlikely to change.) The most widely used organizational pattern for public speaking is Monroe’s Motivated Sequence.1. Monroe’s Motivated Sequence(problem-solution format)2. Gain the audience’s attention.Attention-getters grab the audience, arousing curiosity about what the speaker is going to say. To help avoid the effects of psychological resistance, the preview statement should be omitted.3. Identify unfulfilled needs.The speaker must establish a clear, urgent, and unfulfilled need in the mind of the audience. This is a critical step in the sequence. No solutions should be proposed during this stage.4. Propose a solution that satisfies.Present the solution to the needs or problems described in Step 2. During this stage, speakers must also identify and eliminate possible objections to the solution5. Visualize the resulting satisfaction.Intensify audience members’ desire for the solution by getting them to visualize what their lives will be like once they’ve adopted it. Use vivid images and verbal illustrations to support the benefits of the proposed solution.6. Define specific actions.In the final step, the speaker must turn the audience’s agreement and commitment into positive action. Tell audience members what they need to do to obtain the described solution and its benefits.Giving an effective presentation, especially a persuasive speech, can help to reach your goals. It requires preparedness, organization, and practice. Understanding these skills will help you tremendously in the workforce!Requirements: 1. Full Sentence Outline using one of the persuasive outlines2. PowerPoint Presentation3. A minimum of 4 sources verbally cited in your speech4. Self-Reflection5. Recording Device (Optional)All topics must be based on aPolitical/Social Issueand confirmed by your instructor prior to your presentation.Chooseone of the persuasive organizational patterns (Strategies): Problem-Solution / Problem-Cause-Solution The Motivated Sequence Comparative Advantage RefutationFor this assignment, you will attempt to evoke reactions in your audience. This speech is meant to appeal to the audience’s attitudes, beliefs, and values about the issue in question and to sway listeners toward the speaker’s point of view.Follow these steps for developing your speech:1. Choose a persuasive topic: Topic: Political/Social Pick a Persuasive Strategy (See above) The Central Idea: A one-sentence summary of your speech (Thesis) Supporting Points of your speech2. Create a Persuasive Speech based on the following requirements: Listen to theSpeech Evaluation Rubric. Pick a persuasive strategy/organization method: Problem-Solution Design a PowerPoint presentation 5 sources minimum to be cited within Speech Work Cited Page on Outline and PP. This should be the final slide on your PP (APA format). Speech length is to remain between 5-6minutes plus the Q&A session with your audienceHelpful Videos:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D-YPPQztuOYThe Motivated Sequence Speech Outline (5 Steps)I.Introduction (This is a Title Line)A.Step 1: Attention(Opening Statement)B.Central Idea (1 sentence declarative statement):C.Supporting Points (State them, DO NOT EXPLAIN) 1stPoint (State Problem) 2ndPoint (State Solution) D.Establish Credibility:why listen to youE.Motivate the Audience:Why should they listen to your speech (Directly relate)II.BodyA.Step 2: Need Evidence (Author, Year) EvidenceB.Step 3: Satisfaction Evidence (Author, Year) EvidenceC.Step 4: VisualizationD.Step 5: ActionIII.Conclusion Restate Thesis Closing StatementComparative Speech OutlineI. Introduction (Keep it short and to the point – this is your road map)A. Opening StatementOpen up your speech powerfully (Quote, Shocking statistic or 30-45 second video clip)B. Central Idea 1 sentence declarative statementC. Supporting Points (State them, DO NOT EXPLAIN)1st Point:  Negatives or Benefits of Subject2nd Point: Negatives or Benefits of Contrasting 2ndSubjectD. Establish Credibility: Why should the audience listen to you-tell them you have done your research and/or have a personal connection to the topic if applicable.E. Motivate your Audience: Why does your Audience NEED to listen to your topicTRANSITION (Insert here)II. BodyA. 1st Supporting Point: Negatives or Benefits of Subject Evidence/ResearchEvidence/ResearchEvidence/ResearchTRANSITION (Insert here) B. 2nd Supporting Point: Negatives or Benefits of Contrasting Subject Evidence/ResearchEvidence/ResearchEvidence/ResearchTRANSITION (Insert here)III. ConclusionA. Restate ThesisSum up your Supporting pointsRemind the audience what they have learnedB. Closing StatementClose out strongWorks Cited (Put your list here)MLA or APA FormatProblem – Solution Speech OutlineIV. Introduction (This is a Title Line)A. Opening Statement B. Central Idea (1 sentence declarative statement):C. Supporting Points (State them, DO NOT EXPLAIN)1st Point (State Problem)2nd Point (State Solution)D. Establish Credibility: why listen to youE. Motivate the Audience: Why should they listen to your speech (Directly relate)TransitionV. BodyA. 1st Supporting Point (Problem)evidenceevidenceevidence  Transition 
B. 2nd Point (Solution)evidenceevidenceevidenceTransitionVI. ConclusionA. Restate ThesisB. Closing Statement

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