Informative Speech Outline Of The Titanic

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a. Attention Getter: (I want everyone to stop and imagine themselves being on a huge, luxurious ship enjoying dinner with your family, you all are having the best time of your lives. Then within minutes your lives suddenly change and all you can think about is whether or not you are going to live or die.)
b. Credibility Statement: (I have always been interested in the history of the Titanic and I am truly taken away by the facts that my research has shown me. )
c. Relevance Statement: (Many of you have probably heard of the Titanic or even seen the movie but there is so many more details and facts that people are unaware of.)
d. Preview Topic: (The Titanic is one of the most famous non-war tragedies in history, as you may have heard of it or seen it but are oblivious to the facts.).
e. Thesis: (Today I will be discussing the building of the Titanic, the sinking of the ship and the movie that was made about it.)

****Transition: “Let me begin with the building of the Titanic.” ****

II. Body
a. The building of the Titanic.
i. The RMS Titanic was built due to a competition among rival shipping lines in the early 1900’s. The work began in March of 1909 in a shipyard located in Belfast, Ireland. When the building was finished the ship measured to be 882 feet in length and 92.5 feet at the broadest point being one of the largest of its time. 1 (APA In-text Citation). ii. In May, 1911 the ship entered its first body of water in a river located in Belfast. It being one of the

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