• Mrs. Stuckey - English 11


    Persuasive Speech Resources

    Mrs. Stuckey's Class Handouts

    Honors English 11 - Misplace a document that Mrs. Stuckey distributed to your class? Find a digital copy here! 

    Honors Persuasive Writing and Speaking Assignments

    Honors Research for Persuasive Speeches

    Honors Initial Speech Plan

    Honors MLA Citation Template Example

    CP English 11 - Misplace a document that Mrs. Stuckey distributed to your class?

    CP Persuasive Writing and Speaking Assignments

    CP Research for Persuasive Speeches

    CP Initial Speech Plan

    CP MLA Citation Example

    CP Sample Annotated Bibliography 

    Monroe's Motivated Sequence

    MMS Review   Monroe's Motivated Sequence: A Review for Drafting - This link will allow you to access Mrs. Stuckey's review Powerpoint. Trouble with Powerpoint? This link will provide you with a PDF of the information. 

    This video will help you further understand Monroe's Motivated Sequence for organizing an effective persuasive speech.

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    Credible Sources

    Using expert testimony for your speech strengthens your argument and makes your audience more likely to believe your persuasion. Use the C.R.A.P. test to evaluate a website and determine its credibility.

    Currency

    • How recent is the information?
    • How recently has the website been updated?
    • Is it current enough for your topic?

    Reliability 

    • What kind of information is included in the resource?
    • Is content of the resource primarily opinion?  Is it balanced?
    • Does the creator provide references or sources for data or quotations?

    Authority 

    • Who is the creator or author?
    • What are the credentials? Can you find any information about the author's background? Are they reputable?
    • Who is the publisher or sponsor?
    • What is the publisher's interest (if any) in this information?
    • Are there advertisements on the website? If so, are they clearly marked?

    Purpose/Point of View 

    • Is this fact or opinion? Does the author list sources or cite references?
    • Is it biased? Does the author seem to be trying to push an agenda or particular side?
    • Is the creator/author trying to sell you something? If so, is it clearly stated?

    Can't access YouTube at school? Click for the video here: C.R.A.P. Test

    Research Databases

    Use the following resources to find research supporting your ideas for the persuasive speech.

    Points of View Reference Center      Points of View Reference Center (I work now!)

    INFOhio      INFOhio

    Image result for gale virtual reference library     Gale Virtual Reference Library

    Microsoft Academic      Microsoft Academic

    Semantic Scholar      Semantic Scholar

     

    Research Websites

    Use the following resources to find research supporting your ideas for the persuasive speech.

    ProCon     ProCon.org

    FactCheck     FactCheck.org