- Discussion Prompt 1:
Do you feel you will be more likely to prepare your speeches using topic outlines or complete-sentence outlines? Why? Give an example when you might use each type. How does an outline you prepared to use at a podium differ from the speech preparation outline you created?
- Discussion Prompt 2:
Watch an informative news story on CNN, Fox News, 60 Minutes, or another television or cable news source, and then write a brief synopsis of the story. Were facts used adequate? Did the story use emotional appeals or images to draw you in?