Homeschooling Persuasive Speech

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NAME: Peter Enlund

SPEECH #: 4 SPEECH TITLE: Homeschooling

To persuade the audience to realize traditional homeschooling is harmful

To persuade the audience to realize the harmful effects of traditional homeschooling
To persuade the audience that public/private school is better
To persuade the audience not to make the choice of homeschooling children

CENTRAL IDEA: Traditional homeschooling is not the best route to educate a student.


“Disadvantages of Homeschooling”. Homeschool Companion. July 20 2014.

Postlewaite, Charlotte C. "The Home School Debate. (Cover Story)." State Government News 47.2 (2004): 18-20. Academic Search Complete. Web.
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Whenever my mom wasn’t there watching us we would do everything but schoolwork. B. Preview – Traditional homeschooling can be problematic to a student’s life skills and overall development. The social learning aspect of school, which is lacking in homeschool, directly transfers into college and the workplace. Most teenagers and kids need to be supervised at every moment or else they will not do their work and, while at home, it is hard to find the motivation to do schoolwork.

II. Body

A. The social aspect of school

1. a. “By educating me at home, my parents were able to give me individualized attention without the usual distractions that kids in regular school experience, like dating and friendship. Not to mention that traditional school can be dangerous. I’ve heard about kids catching the flu and chicken pox, even Judaism. And how about those poor kids lugging all those heavy books to and from school every day? My books never went anywhere, just like me. I felt so bad when I’d see kids on my street giggling and chasing each other around with those awkward backpacks.” –Colin Nissan b. One of the main reasons school is a public function is to socialize people to become a successful part of society. To be able to work with and understand others. In order to accomplish

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