1. Perception: is the process of selecting, organizing and interpreting our surroundings.
Process: selection organizing interpreting
Schemas: the way people organize their past experiences like for example: party
Scripts: a conversatio
The Hidden World of Chili Peppers
Imagine your mouth burning like wildfire, your eyes squirting out uncontrollable tears, and your
face red and sweating profusely. Are you sick? No, you just took a bite of a screaming hot chili pepper.
A. Speeches: Students will be required to deliver five major speeches individually.
Three of five speeches must be topics of significant social consequence. Speeches
will be graded on a point system in this class.
Persuasive 2 Action Assignment
The purpose of this assignment is to persuade your audience to take action using your first persuasive
speech topic and craft it to be one that initiates action. You are welcome to choose a different topic but you
Acupuncture: New Uses for an Ancient Remedy
Six months ago, my 78-year-old grandmother was quickly losing her independence. Severe
arthritis in both knees hampered her ability to take care of herself. Shopping, getting around the
neighborhood, even walkin
21 October 2013
Informative Speech Analysis
It doesnt take a scientist to note that I was very nervous when presenting this
speech. The word um was repeated constantly throughout the beginning along with
7 October 2013
History of the Golden Gate Bridge
I. Los Angeles Times called it a suicide magnet, but its more commonly titled the
Golden Gate Bridge.
II. The first time I had ever visit
Special Occasion (Ceremonial/Epideictic) Speech
Read Chapter 18
Purpose: Special occasions, such as award ceremonies, banquets, weddings, funerals, and retirement
parties frequently call for speeches. This type of speech is often called a ceremonial or sp
Public Speaking MW xx:xx [email protected] Due: Month/Day/Year
Write your single declarative sentence. If you are not clear what makes a good thesis
statement, please refer to the textbook.
AUDIENCE RELEVANCY STATEMENT
Explain why this t
Evaluate the speaker by circling or checking areas of strengths/weaknesses.
Comment at the bottom of the page on two strengths and one area to improve.
90-100 Possible Points
Major Speech #1
Goal: The primary purpose of this speech is for you to tell a rhetorical narrative that is coherent, authentic,
highly descriptive with a timely point.
Purpose: The purpose of a narrative is to relate a progression of even
Ceremonial Speech Evaluation
T only: Topic posted: Y/N (-5)
T only: Audience Analysis: If none, speech = 0
T only: Total Points:
/50 Time: 3-5
Below are many of the elements that the ceremonial speech should exempl
Decide on a personal object that represents a significant aspect about your background,
personality, values, or ambitions. Describe what the object is, explain one to three
aspects about why it is important, and includ
PERSUASIVE 2 MONROES MOTIVATED SEQUENCE
ATTENTION STEP (INTRODUCTION)
_ Attention getter
_ Related to audience
_ Credibility established
_ Showed importance of topic
_ Specific preview
Introduction: As fun as it may be to walk into a room proclaiming, my spider
sense is tingling or simply jumping from bed to bed pretending to be Superman,
it is unfortunate that the general public usually classifies these two distinctly
Your Subject (A brief description of the topic you have chosen) be specific:
The subject I have chosen for my informative speech is the issue of Sleep Deprivation. Sleep
Deprivation is the characterization by
Look, up in the sky! Its a bird! Its a plane!. Its.?and Im pretty sure you know the
rest Its [pause for their response]. Even hearing the first few words, you all probably knew
who I was talking about. When you think about superheroes, the first hero that
Pre-Writing Paper #4
In Brittany Tinkers article Can the World Sustain an American Standard of Living? she
summarizes the points that Earth may not be capable of sustaining itself if the second and third
world countries develop into
DC vs. Marvel
Attention Step (creating a wiliness to listen to your message):
Ask a few who their favorite superheroes are.
Which point in the story/play does this passage
Here you should BRIEFLY, in no more than TWO or THREE
sentences, say what is happening. Summarise only
significant elements of the work which lead up
With examples from the Clarke/Heaney and pre-1914 Literature poems.
Topic: Abandon plastic bottles
General Purpose: To persuade
Specific Purpose: Everyone needs to stop using plastic bottles
Thesis: People should stop buying plastic water bottle and use reusable bottle to save the