Preparing the Outline for Speech 2:
Required Planning Form for Speech 2 Formal Outline
Copy and paste the template below. Then use it to plan and shape your Speech 2. Submit the completed template in the required dropbox.
Remember that this is an INFORMATIVE SPEECH requiring you to inform about a topic your audience is interested in and not fully knowledgeable about – yet! You must, too, avoid persuading or attempting to, and you must verbally incorporate sources throughout the body of your speech to cultivate needed credibility.

TEMPLATE:
SPECIFIC PURPOSE:
(Identify your main objective and the three ideas you will address to drive that objective; e.g, “My purpose is to inform listeners about meditation – its origins, methods, and benefits.”)
AUDIENCE ANALYSIS:
Construct a paragraph wherein you explain your findings/summary from your audience analysis tool/study. THEN (and most importantly) explain how you will bend/maneuver your speech content and approach to best suit these audience parameters and inferred needs.

I. INTRODUCTION
A. ATTENTION-GETTING DEVICE that specifically targets and interests particular audience for Speech 2

B. ORIENTING MATERIAL for your audience that leads them from your opening attention-getter to your thesis; this could include an interesting scenario, an answer to a question, a narrative device, etc. This are should also serve to add CREDIBILITY (help your audience understand how/why you have authority to speak on this subject)
C. THESIS and with PREVIEW of the THREE *MAIN POINTS you will use to accomplish that mission (Each of your three main points will be used to drive one EQUAL PART of the BODY OF THE SPEECH. Develop each part in a balanced, similar fashion to make your speech’s body smooth, credible, and convincing.)

TRANSITIONAL MOVE TO BP#1– include full sentence/exact wording

II. BODY OF SPEECH

A. Body Point/MAIN POINT #1 (Your first main point goes here-it MUST be one complete sentence; also, be sure to integrate/include at least one fully documented research source for full credit and the needed credibility!)
1. Major Supportive Example #1:
a. explanation/elaboration/details
b. additional but different explanation/elaboration/details
2. Major Supportive Example #2:
a. explanation/elaboration/details
b. additional but different explanation/elaboration/details
3. Major Supportive Example #3 (not required but permitted):
a. explanation/elaboration/details
b. additional but different explanation/elaboration/details

TRANSITION to BP #2 –Include the exact wording of your transition!

B. Body Point/MAIN POINT #2 (Your second main point goes here-it MUST be one complete sentence; also, be sure to integrate/include at least one fully documented research source for full credit and the needed credibility!)
1. Major Supportive Example #1:
a. explanation/elaboration/details
b. additional but different explanation/elaboration/details
2. Major Supportive Example #2:
a. explanation/elaboration/details
b. additional but different explanation/elaboration/details
3. Major Supportive Example #3 (not required but permitted):
a. explanation/elaboration/details
b. additional but different explanation/elaboration/details

TRANSITION to BP#3 – include actual wording and complete sentence

C. Body Point/MAIN POINT #3 (Your third main point goes here-it MUST be one complete sentence; also, be sure to integrate/include at least one fully documented research source for full credit and the needed credibility!)
1. Major Supportive Example #1:
a. explanation/elaboration/details
b. additional but different explanation/elaboration/details
2. Major Supportive Example #2:
a. explanation/elaboration/details
b. additional but different explanation/elaboration/details
3. Major Supportive Example #3 (not required but permitted):
a. explanation/elaboration/details
b. additional but different explanation/elaboration/details

TRANSITION to CLOSING– include actual wording and complete sentence

III. CONCLUSION

A. Summary Statement summarizing/revisitingthree main points and overriding thesis/purpose. Be specific and concise but not just repetetive.
B. Make it memorable: Memorable Closing Statement thatleaves audience with something to think about. A memorable close that refers back to the attention getter creates psychological unity for your audience.

INCLUDE WORKS CITED IN MLA FORMAT HERE (that means alphabetical order, correct number of required sources, and correct number of required ACADEMIC sources, too)