03/19/09

 

Persuasive Speech Outline Worksheet

DIRECTIONS:  Print out this handout and fill it in with the information particular to your speech (i.e., your topic, general and specific purpose statements, attention getter, thesis statement, main and supporting points and so on).  You may add or omit main points and/or supporting points as necessary.  This is your outline and is to be turned in when you give your speech.  This is a full-sentence outline; everything must be typed and stated in complete sentences. 

Topic:

General Purpose:

Specific Purpose: At the end of my speech, the audience…

Introduction:

Attention Getter:

 

 

Thesis Statement:

 

 

Preview Statement:

 

 

Audience Motivator:

 

 

Credibility Statement:

 

 

(Transition):

 

 

Body

 

 

I. Main Point:

 

 

            A. Supporting Point:

 

 

            B. Supporting Point:

 

 

            C. Supporting Point:

 

 

(transition):

 

 

II. Main Point:

 

 

            A. Supporting Point:

 

 

            B. Supporting Point:

 

 

            C. Supporting Point

 

 

(transition):

 

 

III. Main Point:

 

 

            A. Supporting Point:

 

 

            B. Supporting Point:

 

 

            C. Supporting Point:

 

 

(transition/signal the conclusion):

 

 

Conclusion:

 

 

            Restate thesis:

 

 

            Review Statement of Main Points:

 

 

            Closing Statement:

 

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