Speech

					Speech
Cull
Spring 2007


                      Pet Peeve or Favorite Toy?

                               Pet Peeve
Is there something you find irritating – a pet peeve?

Are you bothered by loud people, barking dogs, cafeteria food, bad drivers,
or an annoying sibling? Whatever it is, this is your opportunity to “sound
off.” Open your speech with impact, making us sit up and take notice of
your pet peeve. In the body of your speech, develop some reasons why this
pet peeve bothers you – cite specific examples. Then, close with impact.
Make us share your frustration. Be careful not to use this speech to tear
down specific people or groups different than your own.

                                                          2 minutes


                                      Or




                            Favorite Toy
What was your favorite toy or item in childhood?

What was your most cherished possession as a child? Many of us still have
it. (Bring it if you do). What was that one item that could not be thrown
away? What was that one thing that you always lugged around? What was
that one item that you held for security? What specifically is it about this
item that made it unique or special to you? How worn out did it get? What
is the deal with our needs in childhood and how they often don’t change
when we become adults? End speech with a reflection piece, “As I look
back now, I realize…”
                                                           2 minutes
                             Pet Peeve Speech
ORGANIZATION
Speech flowed smoothly:                                            _____ of 3
PURPOSE
Speaker thoroughly explained what the pet peeve was with examples: _____ of 2
REFLECTION
Reflected on this time period thoughtfully or with a humorous spin  _____ of 5
TEN FACETS
Eye Contact                                                         _____ of 5
Pitch                                                               _____ of 5
Volume                                                              _____ of 5
Speaking rate                                                       _____ of 5
Articulation                                                        _____ of 5
Pronunciation                                                       _____ of 5
Verbal Fillers                                                      _____ of 5
Silence                                                             _____ of 5
Posture                                                             _____ of 5
Gestures                                                            _____ of 5

                                                           Total Points______/60

                                  Toy Speech
ORGANIZATION
Speech flowed smoothly:                                              _____ of 3
PURPOSE
Speaker thoroughly described the item with specifics.                _____ of 2
REFLECTION
Reflected on this time period thoughtfully or with a humorous spin   _____ of 5
TEN FACETS
Eye Contact                                                          _____ of 5
Pitch                                                                _____ of 5
Volume                                                               _____ of 5
Speaking rate                                                        _____ of 5
Articulation                                                         _____ of 5
Pronunciation                                                        _____ of 5
Verbal Fillers                                                       _____ of 5
Silence                                                              _____ of 5
Posture                                                              _____ of 5
Gestures                                                             _____ of 5

                                                           Total Points______/60

				
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