Speech main ideas into a pattern: friendship statements assignment

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Assignment Overview

In this practice exercise, you will explore the importance of organizing the main ideas of a speech into a pattern.

Deliverables

A two-page (500-word) paper and answers to exercise questions

Step 1 Write definitions for patterns of organization.

In a two-page (500-word) paper, write a brief definition or description in your own words for each of the following patterns used to structure the flow of information in a speech:

  • Topical Pattern
  • Chronological Pattern
  • Spatial Pattern
  • Causal Pattern
  • Monroe’s Motivated Sequence

Step 2 Read the list below of statements about the topic of friendship.

Determine which of the patterns of organization might be useful to create a logical flow of information for the statements. Select one pattern of organization to use to organize the statements. It can be one of the six that you defined in Step 2 or another one from any of the lesson materials or another source.

Statements About Friendship*

  • We develop an acquaintanceship.
  • Friendship is an interpersonal relationship between two persons that is characterized by mutual positive regard.
  • We meet.
  • In order to understand friendships, we need to see what a friendship is and its stages of development.
  • Friendship is one of the most important of our interpersonal relationships.
  • We develop an intimate friendship.
  • Friendships develop through various stages.
  • Friendships don’t develop full blown but rather go through various stages-from the initial meeting to intimate friendship.
  • We develop a casual friendship.
  • By understanding friendship we will be in a better position to develop and maintain productive and enjoyable friendships.
  • Friendship-an interpersonal relationship characterized by mutual positive regard-is one of our most important assets.
  • We develop a close relationship.
  • Friendship is vital to all of us.

*These statements are from the Organizing a Scrambled Outline activity on the Course Compass website

Step 3 Arrange the statements about friendship.

Arrange the statements to form a logical flow. Modify your arrangement as many times as needed to fit one of the organizational patterns you learned about in the lesson.

Step 4 Write the heading Introduction.

On the top of a sheet of blank paper, write the heading Introduction. Determine which statements you would include in the speech introduction. Then fill in the rest of the components of an introduction.

Step 5 Write the heading Body.

On the top of a second sheet of blank paper, write the heading Body. Determine which statements you would include in the body of the speech.

Step 6 Write the heading Conclusion.

On the top of a third sheet of blank paper, write the heading Conclusion. Determine which statements you would include in the conclusion of the speech. Then fill in the rest of the components of a conclusion.

Step 7 Enter the information.

In your word processing document, enter the headings and associated statements.

Step 8 Answer the questions.

  • Which pattern of organization did you use to structure the flow of statements?
  • Are there any other patterns that you could have potentially used? If so, which one(s)?

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