OBJECTIVE: To research, write, and deliver a 5 to 7-minute speech explaining a s
OBJECTIVE: To research, write, and deliver a 5 to 7-minute speech explaining a significant aspect of a culture. Possible topics include social customs, family traditions, holidays, clothing, food, religious traditions, artifacts, sporting activities, and the like.
1. Choose a culture: it can be a geographical culture (Brazil), a socioeconomic culture (Middle class, college-educated etc.), a philosophical culture (a religion), or a social culture (video game culture, specific online game culture, Harry Potter fans, Trekkies, political, tv shows, books, comic books, any culture where a group of people can agree on certain customs and norms within the culture.)
2. Choose an aspect of the culture to develop your thesis and main points around. BE SPECIFIC. Three Brazilian Breakfast Foods, Harry Potter Cosplay Costumes, Three unwritten rules in Fortnight, Unique Vernacular within Political Parties…
3. Finally, choose an organizational method for your three main points. Your three main points should be NUMBERED and should also be in one of the following formats:
Chronological: move in one direction through time (early to recent, etc.) ex: 1. Early Facebook, 2. Present Facebook, 3. Future Facebook
Topical: Three general “piles” of information on your specific aspect 1. Facebook Groups, 2. Facebook Marketplace, 3. Facebook Events
Spatial: move in one direction geographically-north to south, left to right, top to bottom, etc. 1. Facebook Cover Photo (Top), 2. Facebook Profile Page (Middle), 3. Facebook Help Links (Bottom)