The world is filled with many problems. For the last speech, I want you to find a problem, do some
research, come up with a solution, and convince the audience of something that we can do to make it
You should organize your speech according to the Motivated Sequence as a way to both outline a
problem and find a solution. Remember, the end result should include some action that the audience
can do to make life better for everyone.
What: Problem/ Solution Speech given according to the Motivated Sequence.
When: Thursday, August 28.
How long: 4-6 minutes
Monroe’s Motivation Sequence
1. Attention: Hey! Listen to me, I have a PROBLEM!
2. Need: Let me EXPLAIN the problem.
3. Satisfaction: But, I have a SOLUTION!
4. Visualization: If we IMPLEMENT my solution, this is what will happen.
5. Action: You can help me in this specific way. Are YOU willing to help me?
Does the student include an effective:
Does the Student:
Look at the Audience?
Use visual aids effectively?
Use time effectively?