Personal Narrative: My Shield Speech

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TToday I gave my shield speech, it went better than I thought it would. I'm glad it went well, though because I put a lot of time and effort into my speech. To prepare for my speech I first had to write it obviously. After that I made my poster, that took a few hours. Then I wrote notes on my speech on note cards to help me remember what I was going to say. After that I spent a lot of time practicing. On Thursday I practiced at least 5 times. Then when I wasn’t doing anything in my free time or in PE I would go through it in my head. I also practiced a couple of times over the weekend. When I was up in front of the room, I was little nervous, but I was feeling a lot better than I thought I would. I could tell I was nervous because I was shaking a little. There were also a few times that my voice was shaky. Once I was finished, though it felt good to just have it done. It felt like there was a weight lifted off my shoulders. It felt nice to just be done and not have to worry about it anymore. After giving a speech there is always something that you feel you did well at. Something I feel I did well at was expanding on my points and talking about them in full. I was able to talk about everything and tell stories about almost all my points. I could describe a situation that my point related to, but not go…show more content…
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