Choose ONE of the following approved topics for your written speech: Banning Cell Phones While Driving OR Challenges Young Adults Face.
Develop your written speech based on one of the two approved topics and write no more than two pages, single spaced. Be sure your speech has a clear introduction, body, and conclusion and includes sources to help support your thoughts and ideas. In lesson 2 you learned about outlining. Based on your knowledge of outlining, write your speech using an organized method of providing information. Write your speech using tips, techniques, and guidelines studied in this lesson and the overall course. Create a reference list that includes any and all sources you use to locate information. Again, limit your speech to no more than two pages, single spaced. Your name and speech title should appear in the upper left corner of your speech.
Save your assignment as a Word (.doc) document. When you are ready to submit your assignment, click on the “Assignments” link on the left navigation bar and choose “Lesson 3 Assignment 2”.
*Cite your sources in APA format.
Make sure your thoughts are your own by using the information on Avoiding Plagiarism in the English Lab.
Directions: Be sure to save an electronic copy of your speech before submitting your assignment for grading. Be sure to use correct English spelling and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Save your assignment as a Word document and submit as an attachment below.
|Organization||The speech has 3 thoughtful paragraphs including an introduction, body, and conclusion.||Speech has 3 paragraphs, but some paragraphs are underdeveloped.||There are elements of the speech that are underdeveloped.||Portions of the speech are missing or incomplete.|
|Grammar||There are fewer than 2 overall grammatical errors.||There are minor grammatical errors, but they do not impede understanding.||There is at least one major grammatical error and minor errors, too.||There are multiple grammatical errors.|
|Content||The topic is thoroughly developed.||The topic is developed, but could include greater detail.||The topic is underdeveloped.||The topic is misinterpreted or unaddressed.|
|Style||Speech shows elements of good speechwriting and personality.||Speech has a thoughtful introduction and/or conclusion.||Speech is effective but lacking engaging content.||Speech has no style and simply lists facts.|
|Sources||Sources are used and cited both on a reference list and in-text using APA style.||Sources are used but citations are only listed at the end of the outline or in-text, not both.||Sources are used but citations are incomplete or incorrect.||Sources are not cited at all.|