Speeches Delivery – Week 8, Term 3 Helen - Resources • Show the PPT named: Writing to Persuade • Document: Persuasive_Sentence_Starters • Persuasive Writing Features Chart Success Criteria • Time: 2 to 3 minutes • Introduction – engaging /interesting/possibly funny • Keep the main body of the information report the same. You may want to engage the audience by changing a few words at the beginning of your paragraph • Ending – Must be your opinion Speech Delivery • • • • • • • • • • Loud voice Clear speech Expressive Voice Make eye contact with the audience Use some appropriate body language to enhance your speech Use a good hook Content must be interesting and engaging End of speech must leave people thinking Effective use of props Cue cards for quick reminders (memorise parts of your speech) Introduction • You could start with a riddle; • What’s black and white, black and white, and black and white? • A panda bear rolling down a hill. Or you could start with a rhetorical question • How do you think you would feel if ... • How would you like to have your ..... • What would you think if ... • Why are so many .... For Example: • Did you know that there are more than a dozen pandas in most zoos across the world? • What do YOU think makes a panda bear SO special that it should be saved? • Are you aware that there are only about 700 to 1000 pandas alive in the world today? Or, you could make a dramatic statement • Panda Bears are dying! • Most people would agree with me that Panda Bears are one of the cutest animals on our planet. • Panda Bears are incredible creatures. Let me tell you about them. You could use other persuasive writing language features, • Rule of three – The Panda Bear. Gorgeous, gracious, glorious! • Alliteration • Hyperbole (but keep it real) • Repetition for effect – Panda Bears are gorgeous. Panda Bears are... Panda Bears are ... Body of Speech • Use the information you have gathered in your information report. You may wish to change this slightly to engage the reader more. • This is up to you – what do you think will make the speech more interesting? End of Speech • This must be YOUR OPINION (your thoughts) • Convince your audience to feel the way you do. • Think about different language features you could use, e.g hyperbole, alliteration, rule of three, repetition etc Tie in your beginning to your end. Panda Bears are glorious creatures. Although they are protected by law in China, they are becoming increasingly rare. With only about 1,000 pandas left on our planet, I believe it is time that WE ALL start helping to save this incredibly vulnerable, awesome animal from extinction. Your help is crucial!