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Running head: INSERT TITLE HERE (USE ALL CAPS & 5 OR FEWER WORDS) 1

Paper Title – should relate to speech objective and/or content

Author Name

College Name

Class Meeting Days and Time

I have include several notes throughout this template. Use them to guide you, and then delete all notes (including words with parenthesis) before you submit your assignment.

The required length for this assignment is 5-6 pages. This requirement DOES NOT include the title page or reference page.

General Purpose: To persuade the audience.

Purpose Statement: Insert the specific purpose of your speech here. Your specific purpose indicates precisely what you hope to achieve by speaking.

Introduction

(Attention Gainer):

(Reason to Listen):

(Thesis Statement):

(Preview Main Points):

Body

(Main Point #1):

(Sub-Point #1) **Do not write on the “sub-point” line for any sub-points in MPs 1 or 2**

Claim:

Data:

Warrant:

(Sub-Point #2)

Claim:

Data:

Warrant:

(Sub-Point #3)

Claim:

Data:

Warrant:

TRANSITION STATEMENT:

(Main Point #2):

(Sub-Point #1)

Claim:

Data:

Warrant:

(Sub-Point #2)

Claim:

Data:

Warrant:

(Sub-Point #3)

Claim:

Data:

Warrant:

TRANSITION STATEMENT:

(Main Point #3): (repeat format from above)

(Sub-Point #1):

(Sub-Point #2):

(Sub-Point #3):

Conclusion

(Restate Thesis):

(Restate Main Points):

(Reason to Listen):

(Closing Statement – tieback):

References

Floyd, K. (2014, 2nd ed.). Communication matters. New York: McGraw-Hill. Hemingway, E. (1926). The sun also rises. New York: Macmillian Publishing. **DO NOT INCLUDE THIS REFERENCE IN YOUR FINAL DRAFT. IT IS ONLY A SAMPLE**