In this 15-17—minute speech, you will select a topic and persuade your audience to adopt your point of view on a current and controversial topic. You should use Monroe’s Motivated Sequence organizational pattern for this speech. Each of the 5 steps in Monroe’s Motivated Sequence should be identifiable in your speech.
You will need to do research in order to prepare and develop this speech. You should back up your thoughts with supporting material. You should cite at least 7 sources using APA style both verbally in your speech and in your outline. Four sources should be academic and three can be non-academic. An outline is required for this speech. Please use the Group Speech Outline Template to write your outline.