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Write a persuasive speech outline for public speaking, persuading students to stay in college. Remember to cite direct sources as used in your outline in parenthesis [no web sites, use the direct source] and it should be key word and key phrase format, not an essay. You should have 4-6 sources of information for this assignment.
EXAMPLE OF A PERSUASION SPEECH
I. â€œA reader lives a thousand lives before he diesâ€¦. The man who never reads lives only oneâ€
[George R.R. Martin] ATTENTION STEP in Moroeâ€™s Motivated Sequence (MMS)
II. Today I want to convince you to read more. We will look at literacy issues in America, how to
become a reader, and what benefits you receive as a reader.
III. We all have to read in our daily lives.
IV. Literacy issues in America NEED STEP MMS
A. Approximately 32 million Americans canâ€™t read [US Department of Education and
National Organization on Literacy]
B. 53% of 4th graders admitted to reading recreationally â€œalmost every day,â€ while only
20% of 8th graders could say the same. [National Center for Educational Statistics]
C. As of 2011, America was the only free-market OECD (Organization for Economic
Cooperation and Development) country where the current generation was less educated
than the previous one. [Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy]
D. Nearly 85% of the juveniles who face trial in the juvenile court system are functionally
illiterate, proving that there is a close relationship between illiteracy and crime. More
than 60% of all inmates are functionally illiterate. [Write Express Corporation]
V. Become a reader [Publishers Weekly] SATISFACTION STEP MMS
A. Start with genres/topics you love
B. Hunt down books you like
C. Use book lists for options
D. Use 50 page rule
F. Find the time to read
G. Being a reader will encourage your children to read- helping them do better in school
and life. A family activity [US Department of Education & National Organization on
VI. Benefits of reading
A. Keeps your brain young [Readerâ€™s Digest]
B. Stress relief [Campbell County Library]
C. Expands your vocabulary
D. A great and cheap form of entertainment [American Library Association]
E. You can become a reader and maintain your mind, have a more successful career, be a
lifelong learner, and have successful children or donâ€™t read and find yourself and your
children slipping behind in the American dream. VISUALIZATION STEP MMS
VII. Today I tried to convince you to become a reader by showing you the need for literacy in the
United States, how to become a reader, and the benefits you receive.
VIII. I have a box of books donated to free little libraries. Please choose one you would enjoy,
read it, and then share it with someone else.
â€œThere is no such thing as a person who hates to read; there are only people who have not
found the right book.â€ [Frank Serafini] ACTION STEP MMS
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