Basic Organizational Patterns and Transitions

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One of the ways you can accommodate your audience is by having a well organized paper/speech Organizational Patterns and Transitions
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Objectives Explain why it is important to organize speeches. Identify five major patterns of organizing speeches. Explain the four types of transitions and their uses in presentations.
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Three Components Intro Tell them what you are going to tell them. Body Tell them. Conclusion Tell them what you have just told them!
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Main Points The main points support the thesis of your paper or presentation For our purposes 2-3 main points are sufficient – 1 is NOT enough, 4 + will be too many Thesis statement: A single declarative sentence – the overarching point of your speech/essay – (note: if you find you need more than one sentence, you may be trying to make two claims in your speech/essay which will not work in this class) States what you want your readers to know, believe or understand
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Organization of Main Points Spatial Chronological Problem-solution Causal Topical
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Spatial Spatial-demonstrates a relationship geographically or directionally (east to west, bottom to top etc.)
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Example of Spatial Organization Example Thesis Statement: There are numerous new fashion
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