Public Speaking Written Assignment 1: Speech Outline

** Be sure to review the Writing Assignment Guidelines/Resources page located on the previous module page.Public Speaking Written Assignment 1: Speech OutlineDirections/Topic:Create a complete preparation Speech Outline using the outline template below for a persuasive speech.You may choose from one of the topics below:Why banning the use of cell phones while driving should be mandatory nationwideWhat I see as the biggest challenges young adults face todayIncreased dependence on technology in the U.S.Bullying in schools.Gun laws in the U.S.In your Introduction include a sentence that describes the general purpose and central idea of your speech. You should also include a thesis statement which identifies what your speech will be addressing.Limit your Key Points to no more than 3. Limit your supporting statements with resources to no more than 2 per Key Point.State your Key Points and supporting materials in complete sentences.In your Conclusion, summarize your Key Points and include a call for action.Cite your sources in APA format.Based on your submitted Speech Outline, you will create a Written Speech, which will be your next assignment, Assignment #2Follow the template exactly:Title:I. Introduction: (Include in your introduction a sentence that describes the generalpurpose and central idea of your speech. Also include a thesis statement.)II. Topic Sentence 1:A. Supporting statement, cite sourceB. Supporting Statement, cite sourceIII. Topic Sentence 2:A. Supporting Statement, cite sourceB. Supporting Statement, cite sourceIV. Topic Sentence 3:A. Supporting Statement, cite sourceB. Supporting Statement, cite sourceV. ConclusionSources – minimum of 2 websites requiredOnce complete, upload your paper.Watch the video below for instructions on how to submit assignment:Play media comment.Writing assignments will be graded using the rubric below.*** A grade of at least 12 out of 20 (60% or higher) is a requirement to complete the assignment and complete the course. A grade of 11 indicates a student must revise and resubmit within 10 days. Upon resubmission, the instructor will reevaluate the paper and assign the appropriate grade. ***RubricExcel General Rubric_2020Excel General Rubric_2020Criteria Ratings PtsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeContentmain idea and supporting details address the writing prompt5 ptsExemplaryExceptionally clear, focused, engaging with relevant, strong supporting details4 ptsProficientEvident main idea with support which may be general or limited3 ptsDevelopingMain idea may be cloudy because supporting details are too general or lack support of topic2 ptsNeeds ImprovementPurpose and main idea are unclear, irrelevant details1 ptsUnsatisfactoryLacks apparent main idea; development is minimal or non-existent5 ptsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeOrganizationstructure, introduction, body, conclusion5 ptsExemplaryEffectively organized in logical manner; creative and engaging intro, body and conclusion4 ptsProficientOrganization is appropriate; evident attempt of clear intro, body and conclusion3 ptsDevelopingOrganization is fair; may be a “list” of events; intro, body and/or conclusion not fully developed2 ptsNeeds ImprovementLack of structure; disorganized and hard to follow; missing or weak intro, body and/or conclusion1 ptsUnsatisfactoryLack of coherence; confusing; no identifiable introduction or conclusion5 ptsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeVoice/Word Choice/Fluencysentence variety, grammar, spelling, punctuation5 ptsExemplaryExpressive and engaging, carefully chosen words, complex and varied sentences, exceptional control of standard conventions of writing4 ptsProficientFunctional language with broad range of words, good sentence structure with variety, strong control of conventions, errors are minor3 ptsDevelopingSentence variety is evident but awkward, monotonous and choppy structure, control of most writing conventions2 ptsNeeds ImprovementLimited sentence variety, limited control of conventions with frequent errors1 ptsUnsatisfactoryLacks sentence variety and structure, difficult to follow, confusing at times, grammar errors are distracting5 ptsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAPA Formatthree main components must be included: title page, in-text citations, reference page5 ptsExemplaryThe three components are error free, ample mix of quotations and paraphrasing implemented with in-text citations4 ptsProficientMinimal errors in the three components and in-text citations are provided throughout the essay3 ptsDevelopingFormatting errors apparent in the three components and/or paper lacks sufficient in-text citations2 ptsNeeds ImprovementThe three components are attempted but incorrectly formatted and/or paper needs additional in-text citations1 ptsUnsatisfactoryOne or more of the three components is missing, in-text citations are not implemented (automatic resubmission required indicated by a score of 11)5 ptsTotal Points: 20