Informative Speech In Public Schools

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1. Like most people, my introduction to public speaking was nonnegotiable. Public education has ingrained public speaking into its students from day one, starting with weekly show and tell and slowly building up to presentations. Many of the speeches I have delivered have been in a classroom setting with a captive audience dreading their upcoming turn. The speeches ranged anywhere from an informative speech on the black plague, persuasive speeches on why smoking or gambling is addicting, and even a eulogy. My performances were literally and figuratively shaky as I stumbled through that middle school class, but I passed. I found myself clinging to note cards, power points, and a specific spot on the wall to stare at to get through it. 2. The
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