Where do you stand?
Mrs. Moses/ Mr. Woodward
Motivated Sequence for the Persuasive Speech
- gain the favorable attention of the audience and to focus that attention on your topic.
- establish the importance and relevance of your topic to the audience.
- Statement of Need: There should be a clear "statement of need" which explains why we need to know the information you will share with us.
- Use one or more forms of support which will make the "need" more vivid in our minds.
- should consist of a central claim and supporting claims, but the order of those claims should depend upon your own persuasive goals and your audience analysis.
- to motivate your listeners to believe, feel, or to act in a certain way.
- optional for a Speech to Convince but essential for a Speech to Actuate.
- fairly brief--it is your last opportunity to remind us what we are to do or what we should believe/feel.
The following are database will help in finding supporting arguments for your persuasive speech.
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