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Patterns of Organization for Persuasive Speeches

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What is the purpose of a persuasive speech?

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1. The Body of a persuasive speech should contain _____.

2. Bill thinks that the bookstore on his campus is charging too much for textbooks and wants the school to authorize the use of e-books because they are cheaper. Which speech organization method lends itself most directly to this situation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What are the strategies for organizing persuasive speeches? You'll need to answer questions about this and other topics to pass this multiple-choice quiz, which will be scored as soon as you finish.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Prepare to answer questions on the following:

  • What to put in the introduction of the speech
  • What goes in the body
  • Identifying the speech organization method in use in a given example
  • The purpose of visualization in Monroe's Motivated Sequence Pattern
  • An example of a call to action

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on organizing persuasive speeches
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding what should be included in each part of the speech and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about organization strategies

Additional Learning

Keep studying persuasive speeches via the associated lesson, Patterns of Organization for Persuasive Speeches. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand what persuasion is and what it's purpose is in a speech
  • Outline the parts of a persuasive speech
  • Compare and contrast different methods of organizing a speech
  • Know the parts of a Motivated Sequence
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