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4-H/Tropicana Public
Speaking Program
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Why Public Speaking?
Allows you to express yourself.
Influence others.
Is a skill you will use throughout your life!
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4-H / Tropicana Public Speaking
Program
• All students will write and give a speech in their
classroom.
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4-H / Tropicana Public Speaking
Program
• You communicate everyday.
• When you talk, write, and listen to others.
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5 P’s of Public Speaking
Prepare
Plan
Polish
Practice
Present
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Example of a “Bad” Speech
• http://www.speakersuccessonline.co
m/category/presentation-skills/
• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yi
vQYeI0vys
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How to Get Started?
• Select a topic or a theme
• Have an IDEA! What is it you would like to
talk about?
• Examples: hobbies, sports, famous person,
vacation, friend, special event, animals, etc
• Do not use last year’s speech!!!
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Begin Writing Your Speech
• Research your topic
⃗ Internet
⃗ Library
⃗ Newspapers
⃗ Magazines
⃗ Books
⃗ Interview
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Begin Writing Your Speech
• Your speech should have three parts:
→ Introduction
→ Body
→ Conclusion
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→ Introduction
• Get Attention
• Introduce Topic
• Provide Motivation
• Preview Speech
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→ Introduction
• Use a short introduction to get the
audience’s attention and share your
main idea.
• Can use a famous quote, a question or
your reason for choosing your topic.
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→ Body
• Give Descriptions about topic.
• Should give three to five main points about your
topic.
• The points should be interesting and have a
logical order.
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→ Conclusion
• Summary
• Quotation
• Summarize Speech
• Reemphasize Main Idea
• Provide Closure
• And end with a final thought, something you want the audience
to remember about your topic
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Preparing Speech
• Write your speech on notebook paper and have
your teacher approve it
• Then write your speech out on note cards,
skipping lines
• Number your note cards
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How long should your speech be?
• Between 2 – 3 minutes
• Time yourself to see if your
speech is the correct
length
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Practice Speech
• Recreate Setting
• Practice Without Memorizing
• Practice Out Loud
• Watch Yourself
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Practice Speech
• Avoid saying “um” and “uh”
• Don’t talk too fast
• Make eye contact with the audience
• Speak up
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Elements of Physical
Delivery or Body Language
• Appearance
• Posture
• Facial Expression
• Eye Contact
• Movement
• Gestures
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Giving Your Presentation
• Podiums are optional
• Do not lean on podium
• Use good posture & stand still
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Giving Your Presentation
• Don’t say “thank you” at the
end of your speech
• Look Sharp - Dress
appropriately
• Relax, smile & have fun!!!!
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Watch Your Mannerisms
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Playing with hair
Do not fidget
Chewing gum
Rocking your feet
Too many hand gestures
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Example of a “Good” Speech
• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G
FAxkOVG0js
• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STtkmEp8Ao
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4-H/Tropicana Speech Winners
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4-H/Tropicana Speech Winners
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4-H/Tropicana Speech Winners
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Questions?
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Credits
• Lori Wiggins, Family & Consumer
Sciences Agent, Taylor County 4-H
• Tracy Tesdall, Regional Specialized
Agent, South District
• Photos by Lori Wiggins
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