Review Essay

768 Words May 8th, 2014 4 Pages
Ch. 9: Critical Thinking
1. What organizational method might you use to arrange main points for speeches with the following specific purpose statements

To inform my audience of the causes and effects of Parkinson’s Disease Casual Order because the speech is describing of causes and effects
To inform my audience about the major kinds of symbols used in Native American art Topical order because major kinds of symbols can be divided into subtopics
To persuade my audience about that the state legislature should enact tougher laws to curb the problem of predatory lending to college students Problem-solution because a problem is introduced, and the speech also proposes a solution.
To inform my audience about the major stages of the
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Fradulent charity fund-raising is a wide-spread national problem.
II. The problem can be solved by a combination of government regulation and individual awareness Problem-Solution – Fradulent charity is a problem that needs to be solved
I. At the top of the rainforest is the emergent layer, where trees can be 200 feet tall.
II. Below the emergent layer is the canopy, where vegetation is so dense that it filters out 80% of the sunlight.
III. Beneath the canopy is the understory, where trees are less than 12 feet tall and grow large leaves to collect the small amount of sunlight.
IV. At the bottom is the forest floor, where there are almost no plants because of the lack of sunlight Spatial Order – directional pattern starting from top of the rainforest to the bottom of the rainforest.
I. Sonia Sotomayor is best known as the first Hispanic justice of the US Supreme Court.
II. Sonia Sotomayor is also an accomplished communicator who has given hundreds of public speeches Topical Order – discusses different roles/accomplishments of Sonia Sotomayor
I. Founded in 1948, Nascar was limited primarily to the South through the 1950s and 1960s.
II. The modern era of NASCAR began in the 1970s with the development of the pounts system to crown a yearly champion.
III. Today NASCAR is one of the most popular spectator sports in America Chronological Order – historical background of NASCAR
I. Caused by an anti-biotic resistant strain of…