How the Media Influences Our Self Image
Introduction: Studies have shown that adolescent girls were more fearful of gaining weight than
of losing their parents or of nuclear war. I was shocked to learn this and it made
Specific purpose statement: I would like to inform my audience about the different methods that
go into coping with stress so that when they are faced with this difficulty, they will know how to
deal with it.
Introduction: Since we
Introduction: Did you realize that when you sit down to eat dinner with your family, that it is
actually a tradition? Although we may not realize it, tradition is everywhere we look. It
General Purpose: To inform
Speech goal: I will be informing my audience about the concept of Maslow's hierarchy of needs:
this will include a general overview of the different stages and how to successfully reach the
Specific Purpose: I will persuade my audience that CrossFit is more healthy and
beneficial than just a typical day at the gym.
Central Idea (Thesis): A lot of todays society assumes CrossFit is harmful, but really
it is healthy and benef
Topic: Participating in a CrossFit workout is more than just a typical day at the gym. According to my
class survey taken in October of 2016 on SurveyMonkey.com, only 20% of you have participated in a
Credibility: I participated in Cross
Stopping School Violence
Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience that violence is becoming too common in schools.
Central Idea (Thesis): To persuade my audience that school violence is increasing, affecting oth
Specific Purpose: I am giving this speech to inform the audience of how to properly prepare for a job
interview. The main outcome of my speech is to have the listeners take away information that
Topic: It was right before the first inning of the regional championship game, that we won, and
the only thoughts in my head were You have worked so hard for this, you did not go to practice
every day the past three months for nothin
Sample Speech Outline
Specific Purpose: I am giving this speech to show my passion for softball and how it has benefited me.
Central Idea (Thesis): Softball has taught me many skills that will help me througho