Informative Speech on Michael Jackson

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Informative Speech

Purpose: To inform or educate the audience about a topic of your choice.

Time: 4-6 minutes

Topic: Choose a topic that interests you and would probably interest your audience (the class). Consider what your audience already knows about this topic and what their attitude about this topic will be. Do not inform us of something we already know tons about. You may not choose something that could be done as a demonstration speech.

- You must inform the audience of a topic you have researched.
- You must use at least one visual aid (chart, diagram, object, poster, models, pictures, audio/visual aids, etc…), but NOT Power Point.
- You must prepare a typed outline, to be turned in right before you
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I. Barter for Crafts and Souvenirs
II. Glass-bottom Boat Ride & Snorkeling
III. Walk up Dunn’s River Falls

Spatial –

Thesis/Preview: Today, we will discuss four fabulous places to go while vacationing in Jamaica: Dunn’s River Falls, the Blue Mountain & John Crow National Park, the haunted Rose Hall Mansion, and the Bob Marley museum.

I. Walk up Dunn’s River Falls
II. Hike the Blue Mountain and John Crow Mountain National Park
III. Tour the Rose Hall Haunted Mansion
IV. Tour the Bob Marley Museum

Thing –
Topic: Cats
Chronological (Time) –

Thesis/Preview: Today, I about the interesting history and mythology of cats: ancient Egyptian cats, negative cultural superstitions, and modern day domesticated cats.

I. Ancient Egyptian “Sacred” Cats
II. Negative Cultural Superstitions of Cats
III. Modern day Domesticated Cats

Climactic (Topical) –

Thesis/Preview: Today, I will discuss 4 of the 41 fascinatingly distinct cat breeds: Siamese, Manx, Chartreux, and Turkish Angora.

I. Siamese
II. Manx
III. Chartreux
IV. Turkish Angora

Spatial –

Thesis/Preview: Today, I will discuss three types of cats based on their shelters or living conditions: the pet cat, the feral cat, and the pseudo-wildcat.

I. Pet Cat - Homes
II. Feral Cat – Buildings and Streets
III. Pseudo-Wildcat – Nomadic

Event –

Topic: World War II
Chronological (Time) –

Thesis/Preview: Today, I will give you an account of what led to the most widespread war…

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