Assignment 4: Special Occasion Speech Speech due Week 10, four items worth 180 points total:
Assignment Item Due Date Points Outline Week 9 20 Speech (3-4 min.)
Week 10 120 Self Review Week 10 20 Peer Review
Week 11 20 TOTAL 180 Youâ€™ve reached the final step of your effective speaking journey! In this course, youâ€™ve learned about the power of effective speaking by developing and delivering introductory, informative, and persuasive speeches.
Your last assignment is to prepare and deliver a special occasion speech.
Special occasion speeches are different from the other types of speeches youâ€™ve given.
Youâ€™ll develop this speech around the purpose of the special occasion, which you can choose from the four options listed in Step 2.
Follow the steps below to outline, record, and upload a 3-4 minute special occasion speech. You will complete your outline and submit it directly in Blackboard.
In order to obtain full credit for this assignment, please complete all six steps below. You may want to print this assignment and check off each step as you complete it.
Step 1: Complete SmartBook Chapters and Watch Videos
ï± This information will help you successfully complete Assignment 4.
ï± Chapter 18: Speaking on Special Occasions. This chapter covers the most common types of special occasion speeches.
Step 2: Select a Topic Select a topic that interests you from the choices below. Topic Bank
ï‚· Paying tribute to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
Step 3: Create an Outline
ï± Create an outline in Microsoft Word. That has introduction, body, and conclusion of your speech.
ï± Structure and organize your speech so youâ€™ll stay within the 4-minute time limit.
ï± Go to the Blackboard Week 9 Assignment 4: Outline section and upload your outline.
Step 4: Deliver and Upload Your Speech
ï± Refer to your outline to deliver your speech. Do not read your notes word for word.
ï± Go to the Blackboard Online Speech Assignment & Peer Review: Assignment 4 section and upload your speech.