Name Course Professor Date Why Students should be allowed to Eat in Class While in school students have immense pressure to perform well in their academics. To achieve this they need to pay maximum attention during class time. However they cannot do that on empty stomachs. According to Wanda Draper’s book Your Child Is Smarter Than You Think!: Unleashing Your Child's Wanda. Your Child Is Smarter Than You Think!: Unleashing Your Child's Unlimited Potential. Place of publication not identified: Morgan James Pub 2014. Print. Fertman Carl I. Student-athlete Success: Meeting the Challenges of College Life. Sudbury Mass: Jones and Bartlett Publishers 2009. Print. Hanas Ragnar. Type 1 Diabetes in Children Adolescents and Young Adults. London: Class Pub. (London) Ltd 2007. Internet resource. [...]
Informative Speech Requirements Informative Speech Speech Goal • To demonstrate a process, item, or appliance or to inform. • To prepare a speech to inform or for a demonstration. • To help the student to effectively communicate during a demonstration. • To use a minimum of 4 credible sources (see below) and refer to them in your speech (Oral Citations, under Content: Info for Speeches). Speech Guidelines • An appropriate opening line. • The introduction and conclusion meet the criteria discussed in the text. • Organizational pattern (chronological). • Content clarity. • Appropriate body language. • Delivery: extemporaneous. (Use your notes as an aid; do not read any speech.) • Document sources using MLA. Works Cited page required. • Time Limit: 3 - 5 minutes. • Time penalty: There is a 15 second grace period for being under or over the time limit. 5 percent for each 15 seconds under the time limit beyond the grace period. 5 percent for each 15 seconds over the time limit beyond the grace period. Additional Guidelines • Credible sources include any published scholarly journal article, any information from a trustworthy website such as a respected college/university (.edu), a credible media outlet (no Wekipedia), government agency or department (.gov), or well-known organizations (.org). • Be appropriately dressed for your speech presentation (typically, business causal). No caps or hats, no chewing gum. Sources must be mentioned in the speech. Topics Animals 1. The role of cats throughout history. 2. Caring for hermit crabs. 3. What are the best pets? 4. The lives of ants. 5. The different types of tropical fish. 6. The different exotic breeds of cats. 7. How to raise rabbits. 8. The beauty of wolves. 9. How to adopt a dog. 10. Raising pet snakes. 11. The life of deep sea fish. 12. How to train your dog. 13. Why are monkeys so good at climbing trees? 14. The breeding of elephants and hippopotamuses. 15. Do penguins have long legs? Education 1. How EFL teachers can use the internet as a classroom aid. 2. Should teachers and students be friends on social networks? 3. Why is our education system only based on theory and not practical knowledge? 4. Should students be permitted to eat during classes? 5. The importance of formal education for building a successful career. 6. The pros and cons of teaching students three languages in school. 7. What materials work best in a sandbag for blocking floodwaters? 8. Hypnosis: its misconceptions and common uses. 9. Learning disabilities and their effects on learning in college. 10. Are test scores a good indication of a school’s competency? 11. It would help ESL students to take state tests in their native language. 12. Human resources management in colleges. 13. What to know about transferring colleges. 14. The responsibility of parents and students regarding education. 15. The history of special education over the past 30 years. 16. The mental effort that intelligent writing necessitates. 17. How visual, auditory, and kinesthetic learners are different. 18. Cooperative learning in education in the Philippines. 19. The benefits of personality development camps for students. 20. The importance of arts and languages in education. 21. The uses of dioramas for geography instruction. 22. Moving out of the dorm to an apartment off campus. 23. Education is the best weapon against poverty. 24. Improving the active learning curve in education. 25. Why classes in school should be 45 minutes long. 26. How school does not prepare you for the real world. 27. The benefits of online learning. 28. The effects of studying while listening to music. 29. Computers benefit students in school. 30. How to bring back the passion for education. 31. The benefits of making college free. 32. The benefits of field trips for students. 33. The most important factors that affect student performance. 34. Why travel is beneficial to education. 35. How to earn income as a student. 36. How to unleash your inner geek. 37. The importance of high school service learning programs. 38. The importance of higher education. 39. The importance of maintaining order on campus. 40. How to find student discounts. 41. Teachers should be paid more money. 42. Education is the master key to all. 43. The importance of higher education. 44. The negative effects of the privatization of higher education. 45. How to write an informative essay. 46. The benefits of having free textbooks. 47. How to get a student job on campus. 48. The importance of not taking education for granted. 49. The best way to spend your senior year. 50. The basics of getting a fellowship. 51. The importance of mathematics. 52. The rising cost of education. 53. How to survive freshman year. 54. Technology in the classroom. 55. The effects of discrimination in education. 56. The qualities of a good student. 57. The different learning styles students have. 58. The education system in Pakistan. 59. How to ace the GRE. 60. How to spot a diploma mill. 61. Overcoming your fear of public speaking. 62. The importance of financial education. Family 1. Adopted children should always have the option to see their biological parents. 2. The impact of single parenting and its effects on children. 3. The appropriate penalties for parental negligence. 4. What it is like being the youngest of a family of 19 kids. 5. The importance of the parent-child relationship. 6. My father is my hero. 7. How to pick a name for your children. 8. Cases of domestic violence against men. 9. The importance of family. 10. The history of foster care. 11. The impact of divorce on children. 12. Picking a name for your children. 13. When do babies start talking? 1st 11 Good Informative Speech Topics • how to obtain a criminology degree online • hybrid: cars, vegetables, animals • the reality show phenomenon • the origin of alphabets • the history of tobacco use • human cadavers - history of, uses of (Great informative book on this subject - Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers ) • DNA evidence • women in the military • botox (now being found to be useful in pain control) • herbs as medicine • the history of greyhound dogs Set 2 • history of comic books (general or choose a specific one, ie. Superman, X-Men, etc) • first woman astronaut • history of transplants • medicinal marijuana • Dolly the sheep (very first clone of a mammal) • alternative fuels • nanotechnology • history of smoking in movies • genetically modified crops • history of Barbie Set 3 • the day the music died • history of makeup • increase in childhood obesity • liposuction • tsunamis • lasik surgery • parental child abduction • internet crimes • REM sleep (dreaming) • chemical warfare Report this ad Set 4 • how 3D glasses work • how autofocus cameras work • federal witness security program • amber alert • Nostradamus • composting • radon • low carb diets • caffeine (or any favorite drink and what it does to your body) • PMS Set 5 • how the cold war ended • how crowd funding is changing lives • animal communication • how evidence is handled at a crime scene • how the Ramanov family influenced Russian society • illiteracy • global warming • stress and its effects • civil disobedience • how metal detectors work • how traditional marriages have changed since the 60's Set 6 • how a hurricane/tornado/earthquake develops • helicopters in combat • marriage rituals around the world • history of crop circles • how humor heals • how to grow organic potted plants • how to sow seeds indoors • how to furnish an apartment inexpensively • how to avoid losing money on investments • how to get started investing in the stock market Informative Speech Rubric Student Name: Course Name: SPH106 Instructor: Speeches are graded by highlighting one number (1-5) for each category. I will add each number from each section, giving you your final grade for that speech. Content 1 States the purpose 5 4 3 2 1 2 Organizes the content 5 4 3 2 1 3 Supports ideas 5 4 3 2 1 4 Includes attention-getting introduction 5 4 3 2 1 5 Summarizes the main idea(s) 5 4 3 2 1 Delivery 6 Demonstrates awareness of listener’s needs 5 4 3 2 1 7 Speaks clearly with appropriate vocabulary and information 5 4 3 2 1 8 Uses tone, speed, and volume as tools 5 4 3 2 1 9 Demonstrates complexity of vocabulary and thought 5 4 3 2 1 10 Appears comfortable with audience 5 4 3 2 1 Comments: Time: Audience: Outline Example Below: Introduction of Speech I. Attention Device Opener-Question, Statistic, Example, Story, to grab audience’s attention II. Central Idea- The main idea of your speech that is integrated into your introduction. III. Specific Purpose-To explain (inform, persuade, show, etc.) your topic with three main points that will become the body of the speech. Body of Speech I. First Main Point – Write a sentence explaining what your first point is. A. Story, statistic, research, reference, etc. about first main point. B. Story, statistic, research, reference, etc. about first main point. C. Story, statistic, research, reference, etc. about first main point. (Transition Statement –Use your last point to transition to the Second Main Point) II. Second Main Point – Write a sentence explaining what your second point is. A. Story, statistic, research, reference, etc. about second main point. B. Story, statistic, research, reference, etc. about second main point. C. Story, statistic, research, reference, etc. about second main point. (Transition Statement –Use your last point to transition to the Third Main Point) III. Third Main Point – Write a sentence explaining what your third point is. A. Story, statistic, research, reference, etc. about third main point. B. Story, statistic, research, reference, etc. about third main point. C. Story, statistic, research, reference, etc. about third main point. (Transition Statement – Now make a transition to the Conclusion) Conclusion of Speech I. Review of Main Points - Recap your speech in a concise but creative format. II. Final Thought - This should be a meaningful statement that will stick with your audience and give closure. Works Cited Tips Tips MLA rule: Title. Centered in plain text; on new page. Spacing. Double space throughout. Order. Alphabetical order by the authors' last names. When there is no author listed for a work, you have to list that work alphabetically by using the first significant word of the title. Ignore "A," "And," and "The" when alphabetizing by title. Useful sites. Purdue OWL. Citation Machine (MLA, manual entry). Must Have a separate work cited page!!!