In your production of a dramatic script you tackled an issue of social significance, offering social commentary on a potentially divisive, important issue. It is time to take that passion and internalize it to speak out in a way that only you can, by delivering a speech that fully expresses not only your position, but your expectations for action. You now have to create a draft of that speech.
It is expected that you do the following:
Create a draft that includes the entirety of your speech. This means there is a beginning, middle, and end. This should include:
An introduction that establishes the topic and why it is being discussed while also getting the audience interested.
The use of a compelling thesis, clear reasoning, and relevant evidence.
Evidence should be cited.
A conclusion that includes a clear and convincing call to action
Mark the text by highlighting each of the following (use a different color for a, b, and c)
Rhetorical devices - these may include allusion, aphorism, anaphora, alliteration, juxtaposition, rhetorical questions, and more.
Thesis and call to action
- Uses of parallel structure.