4-H PRESENTATIONS

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4-H PRESENTATIONS
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Why Do a 4-H
Presentation?
Learn how to speak in front of a group
Learn how to get organized
Develop confidence and poise
Teach something to others
Earn recognition
What is a 4-H Presentation?
Demonstration:
Show and tell
how to do something using materials
and posters
Illustrated Talk:
Describe how to
do something using only posters
Public Speech:
Talk without any
visual aids.
Power Point Presentation:
Talk about your subject using electronic
audio-visuals
Planning Your Presentation
Ask yourself:
What will the presentation show?
Why do others want to know about it?
Who is the audience?
Where will it be given?
How can I make the subject interesting?
How to Choose A Topic
Project Books
Parents
Library Books
Teachers
Encyclopedias
Internet
Hobbies
School
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Organizing Your Talk
Part I - Introduction
Part II - The Body
Part III - The Summary
Introduction
Interest getter
Make audience feel you are worth
listening to
Tell them why you feel this subject is
important
Keep it brief
Body
Action part of your presentation
One step at a time
Describe what you are doing when you do
it
Keep it simple and neat
Use visual aids to assist you
Include interesting information to fill in
empty time gaps
Summary
Summarize you key points
Show your finished product
Tell your audience how they can use this
information to benefit themselves or
others
Thank your audience for listening
How Much Time?
2-5 minutes for Cloverbuds
and Juniors (5-11 years old)
5-10 minutes for
Intermediates (12-13 years
old)
10-15 minutes for Seniors
(14 - 19 years old)
Visual Aids to Help Along
Use posters large enough to
be seen (22” x 28”)
Use large letters (2 1/2” - 3”)
Stick to 2-3 colors - Dark
letters on light background
Keep it simple
Make sure you can handle all
your posters
Final Tips
 PRACTICE, PRACTICE,
PRACTICE
 Check your equipment
 Leave plenty of time to
prepare
 Sell Yourself - Be
enthusiastic
 Keep going if you make a
mistake
 Thank your audience
 SMILE!

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