How to pack for a camping trip

Read Chapters12-14of a Pocket Guide to Public Speaking (Getting Organized).

Purpose: Toallow students to practice choosing organizational patterns for speeches.

Instructions: Writethe name of the organizational pattern best suited to a speech on each of thefollowing topics. In addition to listing the organizational pattern, give three main points that might beused to develop the topic. Remember tochoose the main points that match the organizational pattern selected.Complete all six topics listed below;

1.How to change a tire

2.The federal budget

3.Violence on children’s television

4.Teenage pregnancy

5.Multicultural education

6.How to pack for a camping trip

*** Examples:

Example 1

Iwant to discuss STDs. I would use a topicalpattern;

I.What is Chlamydia ?

II.What is Gonorrhea ?

III.What is Syphilis ?

Example 2

Iwant to talk about buying and caring for a guitar. I would use the chronological pattern (steps);

I.Decide what kind of guitar you need.

II.Inspect the guitar for potential flaws.

III.Maintain the guitar.