The Motivational Speech Assignment
During this final speech you will speak for 5-6 minutes to motivate the audience members to take a specific action that will assist in solving a problem. Such action could include changing lifestyle, altering habitual behaviors, joining organizations, donating money, or contacting legislators. The action that you suggest should be both feasible for your classmates to accomplish and actually aid in solving the problem. Your main goals for this speech are:
If your call to action is reasonable, manageable, and passionately presented, your audience should be left with a desire to help alleviate the problem, and hopefully, they will be encouraged to act.
In terms of organization, the speech should follow Monroe’s Motivated Sequence.
The following is a list of requirements for this presentation:
This should be your most authentic speech, achieving a connection and conversation with the audience.