Impromptu Speech Outline:

Todayís warm up question is as follows:

 

            What are the three most important things in your life and why?

 

Organize your answer in outline form ONLY.  Model your outline after the following outline:

 

                        I. Introduction:

                                    A. Restate topic.

                                    B. Give your answers.

                                    C. If possible get our attention: rhetorical question, quick story,

                                    analogy.

                                    D. TRANSITION TO BODY A (first most important thing).   WALK AND TALK.

                                            (Example:  "Now, let's look at my first most important thing, my Atari.")

                        II. Body:

                                    A. First most important thing:

                                                1. explain it, define it,

                                                2. answer why itís so important.

                                                3. TRANSITION to second most important thing.  WALK AND TALK.

                                                    (Example:  "My 1984 Atari Game system sure is important, but it's nothing compared to my Teenage Mutant Ninja

                                                       Turtle lunch box.)

                                    B.  Second most important thing:

                                                1. explain it, define it,

                                                2. answer why itís so important

                                                3. TRANSITION to third most important thing.  WALK AND TALK.

                                                        (Example:  "Let's move on and look at my third most important thing, clean underwear!)

                                    C.  Third most important thing:

                                                1. explain it, define it,

                                                2. answer why itís so important

                                                3. TRANSITION to conclusion.  WALK AND TALK.

                                                        (Example: "In conclusion . . .  )

                        III. Conclusion

                                    A. Restate topic.

                                    B. Give your answer.

                                    C. Make reference to attention grabber.

                                    D. Thank the audience.

Grade Conditions:

      To earn 5 participation points you must do the following:

 

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 Follow the above outline format during your speech.

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 Walk and talk FLUENTLY during transitions.

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Speak for at least least 90 seconds.

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Your speech must be school appropriate.