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Informative and Narrative Speeches

 

Introduction:  
  You will find here all the information you require to prepare and deliver your narrative and/or informative speech. Follow the different steps and analyze the suggested samples, in this way you will have a great result.
Task:  
  You should deliver a three minute informative or narrative speech, for this purpose you have to know the definitions of these type of speeches and their structure. Also, you have to know how to prepare them and the kind of topics you can use. You will listen to and analyze two samples of them. Let's get to work!!!
Process:  
  IN YOUR NOTEBOOK:
1. Write down the definition and structure/outline of the narrative and informative speech. Use the websites below.
http://www.speech-guru.com/narrative_speech.php
http://www.speech-guru.com/informative_speech.php
http://www.studyguide.org/cm101_narrative_speech.htm

2. Listen to and write the outline of the speeches presented in the following links.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZ9azROmuqU&feature=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YBdsza98S-Q&translated=1

3. Choose a topic for your speech, you can do it from the websites below:
http://www.speech-topics-help.com/narrative-speech-topics.html
http://www.speech-topics-help.com/informative-speech-topics.html
http://www.myspeechclass.com/informativetopics2.html

4. Follow the previous information to write the outline and preparing your speech.

5. Delivering your three minute speech.

6. Evaluate it.
Resources:  
  http://www.speech-guru.com/narrative_speech.php
http://www.speech-guru.com/informative_speech.php
http://www.studyguide.org/cm101_narrative_speech.htm
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZ9azROmuqU&feature=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YBdsza98S-Q&translated=1

http://www.speech-topics-help.com/narrative-speech-topics.html
http://www.speech-topics-help.com/informative-speech-topics.html
http://www.myspeechclass.com/informativetopics2.html
Evaluation:  
  INFORMATIVE/NARRATIVE SPEECH CRITIQUE
NAME_________________________________DATE_______________
TOPIC____________________ TOTAL POINTS ___________ (100 possible points)
I. ORGANIZATION
A. Introduction:
1. Gain Attention?
2. Create bond with audience?
3. Preview main points?
4. Transition into body? ____________( 10 pts.)
B. Body:
1. Main points well selected?
2. Support material appropriate? _____________( 10 pts.)
C. Conclusion:
1. Transition from body?
2. Review main points?
3. Make speech memorable? ____________ ( 10 pts.)
D. Outline: clearly organized? Correct format? ____________ ( 10 pts.)
II. CONTENT
A. Suitable informative/narrative topic:
1. Narrative? Does speech tell a story? Informative? (Fit the assignment)
2. Reflect audience analysis? ____________( 10 pts.)
B. Knowledge of topic: ___________( 15 pts.)
III. DELIVERY
A. Enthusiasm/Vocal variety ____________( 5 pts.)
B. Eye contact? Reading from Outline? ____________( 5 pts.)
C. Gestures/Nonverbal delivery? ___________( 5 pts.)
D. Vocalized pauses? Correct grammar? ____________( 5 pts.)
E. Articulation/Pronunciation? ____________( 5 pts.)
F. Appropriate Rate? ____________( 5 pts.)
G. Time? _____________( 5 pts.)
IV. COMMENTS:
Conclusion:  
  Write to be understood, speak to be heard, read to grow...

Lawrence Clark Powell

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