Papers | Speech
| Resources | Research
paper on Technology-- This
is the persuasive on RFID technology. This goes along with our science fiction
- Resources: Below are the articles we read in class. These introduced
us to the technology and gave us some application of the technology.
- Social Criticism
-- paper for Fahrenheit 451
- Quotes -- Good places to look for attention getters.
Mythica -- Great place to find some interesting information for
attention-getters. Think about using some folklore to get your audience
thinking about a certain idea.
Almanac -- Great place for attention-getters and for brainstorming
possible topics for informative speech. Find biographies on famous Aferican-Americans,
African-American folklore, and African-American history.
of Religion -- Good place to brainstorm possible topics for speeches.
- Fact Monster
-- Great place for attention-getters. Lots of interesting statistics.
Also a good place to brainstorm possible speech topics.
World Records -- Excellent place for attention-getters. Imagine
giving a demonstration speech on cookies. You could say that according
to the Guinness World Record, the larget cookie ever made had a diameter
of 81 feet 8 inches.
- Polling Report
-- get statistics from various polls. Great for informative and persuasive
speeches. Excellent resource for current events.
- Poets.org -- Good
place to find attention-getters. Imagine delivering an informative speech
on divorce; this site has poems categorized by theme. You can perform
a stanza from a poem about divorce. This is also an excellent site to
find poetry for your oral interpretation speech.
- Song Lyric Server
-- Good place to find possible attention-getters. Or you can look for
a good song to use for your oral interpretation.
- Poem of the Week --
place to brainstorm for your oral interpretation speech.
-- Some traditional poetry.
MS WORD NOTES -- Notes on how to use Microsoft Word to format papers
correctly. This handout includes how to include a proper header, how
to set margins, and how to double space. This can be helpful as a review
or step-by-step approach to using MS Word correctly.
Writing Rubric -- Below is the writing rubric that I use
to grade your paper. If you lost your copy, print one out.
-- Please try to use MS WORD through Citrix.
If for some reason you can't get Citrix to work and you don't already have
MS Word, try the program below.
WORD -- If you can't access MS Word through Citrix, try this
program. It will do everything you need MS Word to do, but it is FREE.
Check it out.
Works Cited -- Online Sources
Works Cited -- Online Sources
Citation Powerpoint -- Click here
to see a slideshow of how to do notecards.
Examples of index cards -- Click on links below to see examples of source
cards and note cards.
Write Source --
A good site to see MLA documentation of electronic
CITATION MACHINE -- Type
in the appropriate information and the website will do the works cited entry
CITATION MACHINE #2 -- Type in the appropriate information
and let the computer do the work for you.
OF WORKS CITED -- Look at how a works cited page should look.
Another helpful site.