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Bad Manuscripts

November 15, 2018


A split image. The left side shows the American flag on the moon. The right side shows President John F. Kennedy giving his moon speech
Intro to Public Speaking (SPCM 200)
Fall 2018

Objective: Provide students ideas for how they might choose to write and prepare their manuscripts for an upcoming speech assignment. In this activity, the focus is on the actual manuscript document that they will use for their speech delivery. The activity emphasizes formatting details such as font size and spacing, as well as delivery cues for the speaker. This activity also reminds students that although they may think otherwise, manuscript delivery is in many ways more challenging than impromptu speaking.

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