nformative Speech: A speech providing new information, new insights, or new ways of thinking about a topic. The general purpose of an informative speech is to increase the audience’s understanding and awareness of a topic.

Time Frame: 3 to 7 minutes

Note Cards: 3X5 or 5X7

Visual Aid: PowerPoint or Handout

References/Sources: A minimum of 5 (you may cite more than five). Students must CITE (say orally) throughout the speech a minimum of five references/sources. Students must also turn in a reference page (APA style) with the full sentence outline.

Full Sentence Outline: 3 pages (3rd page is the reference page only). Look at the example outline titled, “Animal Helpers”. The outline you will turn in needs to be set-up exactly like the example outline.

*An outline will not be accepted without a presented speech.

Note: Full Sentence or Sentence Outline: An outline that expands on the ideas you have decided to include in your speech. It identifies the main points and sub-points you will cover, written as full sentences. (You will not type every word you will say). Look at example outline.

Professional Attire: Students MUST be DRESSED in professional attire. Please call me if you do not know what professional attire is.

Please look at the Informative Speech videos.

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