Join Judy Steiner-Williams for an in-depth discussion in this video Outlining the body, part of Writing Speeches.
- Now that you have decided on your speech topic,…know the purpose, have decided the best…organizational pattern, and have developed a…workable thesis, you are ready for the next planning step:…an outline for the body of the report.…If you already know the basic information you will be…knowledgeable enough to prepare this basic outline,…but lighter may need to fill in some details with research.…If you've chosen something about which you're not an expert,…then you may have to research before or while…you're preparing your outline.…
Another lesson discusses research for your speech.…Regardless of your prior knowledge or presentation method,…this planning step is crucial.…So let's begin writing that outline.…Let's start with Fido.…You narrowed the scope to something about dog grooming.…By this point you've decided you first want to convince…your audience that dog ownership costs can be reduced…by learning to groom your own dog,…and then what's needed and how to groom.…The overall purpose is to persuade the audience…
- Choosing a topic
- Composing a thesis
- Organizing the speech
- Outlining the body
- Finishing with a strong ending
- Incorporating research
- Adapting to different audience sizes, attitudes, and expectations
- Writing for different occasions
- Preparing notes and visuals
Skill Level Appropriate for all
1. Determining the Purpose
2. Deciding the Organizational Arrangement
3. Outlining the Organization
4. Incorporating Support
Collecting primary research4m 14s
5. Adapting to the Audience
6. Writing for Different Occasions
7. Preparing the Prompts
Next steps5m 31s
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