Classroom Activites
Persuasive Speaking
Body and Voice
Syllabus
Monroe's Motivated Sequence
100

This was the first speech we watched in class, set in Washington D.C.

What is Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream Speech"

100
This is another word for persuasion
What is rhetoric
100

If someone is shifting back and forth or fidgeting, they are not practicing this.

What is body neutrality?

100

The Mid-term Expression Speech counts for this percentage of your final grade.

What is 20%?

100

This step in Monroe's Motivated Sequence provides the best solution to the proposed problem

What is Satisfaction?

200

This game was played in class with a dial and cards that gave extremes: hot/cold, wet/dry

What is Wavelength?

200

This guy came up with Rhetoric.

Who is Aristotle?

200

When you get a note to be LOUDER, they are referring to this vocal quality.

What is vocal projection?

200

ONE THOUSAND EXTRA POINTS


The final Persuasive Speech is worth this percentage of your final grade

What is 30%

200

This step in Monroe's Motivated Sequence grabs the audience and introduces the speech

What is Attention?

300

This type of map is a visual way to brainstorm ideas quickly

What is mindmapping?

300
1. Attention 2. Need 3. Satisfaction 4. Visualization 5. Action
What is Monroe's Motivated Sequence
300

This vocal quality is often referred to as "musicality".

What is vocal pitch?

300

Weekly activities (including paired activities, speeches, group activities, and online discussions through CANVAS) are worth this percentage of the overall course grade.

What is a 30%?

300

This step in Monroe's Motivated Sequence outlines the issue or problem that has to be solved

What is Need

400

Brendan showed a Mindfulness meditation graphic with 4 concentric circles of areas of focus. Smallest to largest, these are named...

What are Breath, Body, Emotion, Thought?

400
This final step in a persuasive speech provides the audience with a way to get involved if they were persuaded by the speech.
What is a call to action
400

When someone is reading a speech and not connecting with the audience, they aren't practicing this.

What is eye contact?

400

There is an expectation of respect, support, and ____________ in this class.

What is participation?

400

This step in Monroe's Motivated Sequence is equivalent to getting the audience to DO something and the speech's conclusion

What is Action

500

We watched this woman's Salem State University commencement speech.

Who is Antonia Novella?

500
These three terms refer to a speaker's ability to appeal to an audience's logic, credibility, and emotion in order to be truly persuasive.
What are logos, ethos, and pathos
500

FIVE HUNDRED EXTRA POINTS


Vocal interruptions such as um, ah, 'you know', are called these.

What are filler words?

500

This is the full name of this course.

Oral Communication for Civic Engagement and Social Justice

500

This step in Monroe's Motivated Sequence helps the audience understand what the benefits of the solution are. This can either be done through logic or through emotional or vivid descriptions.

What is Visualization

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