|Speech #3: Persuasive Speech
For Speech #3 you will be preparing a persuasive speech of five-seven minutes in which you will be asked choose a position on a subject and design and argument that supports that position. Research is required for this speech. (You will use research to support your position including things like statistics, examples, expert opinion and testimonials). You must have a clear spoken thesis that asserts something like: Marijuana (should/should not) be legalized in NC because (fill in three reasons you will use to argue it should/should not be done). You must base your argument on sound logic and reason.
So, the requirements for Speech #3 are as follows:
1) 5-7 minutes long