Assignment 7: Delivering a Persuasive Speech
Choose one of the following scenarios as the basis for your speech.
Scenario 1: Imagine that you have been invited to an upper-level management meeting at the company that you work for (currently or one you hope to work for). You are going to deliver a persuasive speech to persuade the management team to either change a policy or add a specific resource to their company budget.
Scenario 2: Imagine that you have been invited to deliver a speech at a town hall meeting. You are going to deliver a persuasive speech to persuade citizens in your community to vote yes toward the allocation of city funds towards a project or cause that you believe will benefit all members of your community.
Tips to Successfully Complete this Assignment:
Carefully review Monroe’s Motivated Sequence in your lesson notes (about 3/4 of the way down the page) to help you create a well developed persuasive speech.
Be sure to view the grading rubric before beginning. This is an important key to your success.
Finally, fill out the provided outline to help you successfully complete your speech. Be sure that you do some research and use facts and statistics as supporting material for your key points!
Note: You can view the grading rubric and download the provided outline, and submit your assignment by clicking on the arrow to the next page titled “Assignment:7.”