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Ch 7: Outlining The Speech Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Outlining the Speech chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the components of preparation outlines and speaking outlines in your classroom. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Outlining the Speech chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday Preparation outlines and speaking outlines Standard outline form, outlines' organizational patterns
Tuesday Introductions Attention-getters, thesis and purpose statements, previews of main points
Wednesday Speech bodies Main points and subpoints, subordination and coordination of ideas
Thursday Conclusions Tips for reinforcing the main idea and giving the audience closure
Friday Effective transitions Strategies for connecting a speech's elements and providing structure

9 Lessons in Chapter 7: Outlining The Speech Lesson Plans
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Preparation & Speaking Outlines: Differences & Importance

1. Preparation & Speaking Outlines: Differences & Importance

In many public speaking classes you will be asked to create a preparation outline and a speaking outline. These outlines are important in the process of speech construction and delivery.

Outlining a Speech: Standard Form & Organization Pattern

2. Outlining a Speech: Standard Form & Organization Pattern

Sometimes understanding how to outline a speech can be one of the more difficult and confusing parts of speech construction. In this lesson, you will learn about the formatting and components of a speech.

The Importance of Introductions & Conclusions for Speeches

3. The Importance of Introductions & Conclusions for Speeches

You may think that after writing your main points it's okay to just throw together an introduction and a conclusion. Not true! In this lesson, you will learn about the role and importance of writing a strong introduction and conclusion.

Speech Introductions: Role & Components

4. Speech Introductions: Role & Components

A speech introduction should give a good first impression, get your audience's attention, establish credibility, and prepare your audience for the content of the speech. In this lesson, you'll learn about the essential components of an introduction.

Grabbing the Audience's Attention: Methods & Tips

5. Grabbing the Audience's Attention: Methods & Tips

Attention getting devices are a good way to start your speech, capture the audience's attention, and give a good first impression. This lesson discusses the different types of attention getting devices.

Developing the Body of a Speech: Outline & Principles

6. Developing the Body of a Speech: Outline & Principles

Developing the body of a speech can be a time-consuming process and a critical part of outlining. This lesson will help you understand the principles of outlining the body of your speech.

Speech Conclusions: Role & Components

7. Speech Conclusions: Role & Components

The conclusion of your speech is the last thing the audience will hear. Therefore, it is important to understand the role and components of a conclusion.

Effective Transitions in a Speech: Creation & Importance

8. Effective Transitions in a Speech: Creation & Importance

An important, yet often overlooked, component of a speech is the transition sentences that move the speaker from one point to the next. Learn how to create these sentences.

Transition Words Lesson Plan

9. Transition Words Lesson Plan

Use this Study.com lesson plan to teach your students about the types of transition words found in literature. Practice with sentences and then have students work to apply knowledge in their own writing.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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