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- 02/13/2019 at 5:29 am #2527
Assistance for ENGL 110 AMU week 3 forum Informative Speech Structure and Outline Making Writing Relevant American Military university is available at Domyclass
Forum Objective: Prepare students for the Week 3 speech assignments
You do not have to record your Week 3 speech. Recording your speech is totally optional. Instead, you have the option of just posting your powerpoint or a recorded narration of your powerpoint. It is up to you. Just remember, however, to place your speech in the speaker notes.
For your Initial post:
Post an outline of your Week 3 speech. You can attach your Power Point to your forum post or you can simply type out your Power Point speech structure like the example below. It is up to you. Take a look at this Power Point speech template Here is an example of a Power Point speech:
Structure of a Power Point Speech
Slide 1: Title Slide with your name
Slide 2: Put your main idea (thesis) with all three reasons. Smoking causes lung cancer, throat cancer and stomach cancer.
Slide 3: Smoking causes throat cancer. (3 bullets tops) Write what you want to say in the speaker notes.
Slide 4: Smoking causes lung cancer. (3 bullets tops)
Slide 5: Smoking causes stomach cancer (3 bullets tops)
Slide 6: Conclusion
Slide 7: Sources
Student Reply Instructions:
For your student replies, peer review and give constructive criticism on each others’ speeches.
1. Peer Review each other’s Power Point speeches
2. Does the speech have a central idea? Did he support his main idea? What weaknesses and strengths do you see in the speech?
3. Did the student use the proper speech structure like the outline below?
4. Did he use too many bullets? Are his slides too busy? Is his font hard to read (too small) or too much? Is there enough color contrast? Did he use too many graphs on a slide? (One graph per slide is best) Can you see the slide from far away?
Make your initial posts to the Forum by 11:55pm ET, Thursday.
During the week, read the messages posted by your instructor and classmates and join the discussion. Your instructor may ask questions, provide explanations, and include links to other resources.
Please respond to at least 2 classmates, and in your response posts, try to bring together pieces of the discussion and take those ideas further.
Week 3 Forum Checklist
In this forum, you write an outline of your Week 3 PowerPoint speech. Make sure you have the correct structure for your informative speech. The goal of your speech is to inform your audience.
1st slide: title slide
2nd slide: Introduction and thesis
3rd slide: Reason 1 or Step 1
4th slide: Reason 2 or Step 2
5th slide: Reason 3 or Step 3
6th slide: Conclusion
7th slide: Sources
1st slide: The View of Asians in Pierre Loti’s novel, The Last days of Peking (Title slide)
2nd slide: In Pierre Loti’s novel, The Last Days of Peking, modern day Asians were viewed as heathens, savages and murderers. (Introduction and thesis)
3rd slide: Heathens (Support 1—Asians are seen as heathens.)
4th slide: Savages (Support 2—Asians are seen as savages.)
5th slide: Murderers (Support3—Asians are seen as murderers.)
6th slide: Conclusion
7th Slide: Sources (Bibliography orWorks Cited or References)
Week 3 Forum checklist:
- Do you have a title slide?
- Do you have an introduction slide where you include the thesis statement?
- Do you have supporting slides which makes up the body of your speech that supports the thesis statement?
- Does each slide contain just one idea?
- Is your font clear and easy to read?
- Can your slide be seen from far away? Do you have too much information on one slide?
- Do you have sources for your graphics?
- Do you have a Works Cited/References slide?
- Did you use proper notation formatting? APA? MLA? (or the notation system of your discipline)
- Did you make any grammar/mechanics/spelling mistakes?
Weekly Forum tips
- Make an initial post that fully addresses the prompt or task.
- Respond to the initial postings of at least two (2) other students.
- Post your initial post no later than 11:55 PM Thursday
- Manage your personal discussion thread by responding to questions and comments
- Ask questions of each other.
- Return frequently to extend the dialogue.
- Be sure to answer questions your instructor presents to you.
- Expect your instructor to pose questions about the reading material, lesson material, and your experience.
- Demonstrate your knowledge and comprehension of the material.
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