The first running from 1 through 6 Ascher was very descriptive with what was happening and kept it in third person perspective. She asked the readers, “Was it fear or compassion that motivated the gift?” Reading the first section in her perspective it was fear that motivated the gift. The second part from paragraphs 7 through 9 she change her view to first person and
In the passage, Nancy Mairs, who has multiple sclerosis, calls herself “a cripple.” Mairs presents herself in the passage by using rhetorical features such as tone, word choice, and rhetorical structure. Among other vocabulary possibilities, she specifically choose cripple to be the word that describes her. Why she choose this word, she wasn’t really sure. Perhaps because the word cripple doesn't hide the truth from the outside: “ I have long since grown accustomed to them; and if they are vague, at least they hint at the truth.” Perhaps she uses the word “cripple” to show that her conditions is more severe for it to be described as “handicapped” or “disabled.” The rhetorical feature she used was tone; it showed that she has already accepted
Along the side of her full size paper, Adora used visual aid. However, small flaws within the duration of the slide show reflected the presentation negatively. In order to effectively use a presentation within a speech setting, Adora Svitak needed to use the slides as constant enforcing agent for each main point of her outline. Nevertheless, Adora was an incredible speaker with a transformative impact on the audience. Her overall message had the influence to discredit the age gap between generations and open the hearts and minds of
Although I feel that my speech had a strong structure, I do feel that my slides and I could have done more to make the presentation better. I think that I did not present enough information with slides or press the importance of the ones I did use enough. I also feel that I sped through my presentation too fast and should have tried harder to slow down so that my audience could follow along easier. I also had trouble with remembering what it is I needed to say once I stepped in front of the class, even after many practices rounds with my roommate and study group. This caused me to frequently look at my note cards, taking away from my eye contact and physical gestures.
The supporting material was easy to understand and sufficient to my claims. I would say I gave clear step by step facts during my second main point. My statistics and examples helped me explain and deliver the information that was needed for my third main point. I would characterize my use of language as simple, clear, precise, and easy to follow. I did have at least six citations in my outline and delivered out loud in my speech, but most of them did not have all four parts completed.
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.
I don’t think I’ve really faced an obstacle, but many problems. I know that if an obstacle ever occurs that I will look at Helen Keller, and hope to handle my obstacle like her. I hope I can rise through my obstacle, and inspire people like Helen. I know that my obstacle is more than likely not going to be as big as Helen's obstacles, but hope I can remember her determination and persevere. I will always look up to Helen Keller, she was and continues to be, an inspiration.
After reviewing my tribute speech about my son Scott, I noticed details that at the moment I did not realize what I was doing wrong. I noticed I sway through the entire presentation and played with the paper a lot as well as playing with my hair and earing at 3 minutes and again at 6 minutes and 43 seconds into the speech. Not only was I guilty of these issues, I also realized my organization was a little off kilter. I rushed through the speech along with not looking up from the paper as much as I should have and I need to work on my pronunciation. Looking back at my presentation it was obvious that I was extremely nervous, making me sway back and forth along with playing with my earrings.
Discuss – Overall, this speech was challenging from start to finish. Developing a concise and compelling speech was not an easy task. I recorded it so many times by the time I was finished with the speech I felt extremely tired. In the end of this assignment, I felt confident about the subject content and how I delivered my message. Area of improvement – An area of improvement is to be able to record a speech like this in a smaller time-period.
I work harder than the rest of my classmates due to my limitations with my English. When everyone else in the class is chatting or on their phones, I am reading articles and learning new words. When I unexpectedly received an A in this AP class, it gave me the confidence to believe that I can actually do anything if I just put my mind into it. This motivated me to do more and accept more challenges causing me to take more AP classes to further prove myself. I am not doing this to please my 9th grade English teacher or other people.
I would say “alright” and “so” quite often. I believe that these two words were said very often due to my focus on not filling the gap with the word “um” or “uh”. In turn, focusing on not saying those words left me saying other filler words. Speaking slower and slowing down my hand movements would help me focus on the content of the speech and not worry about filling spaces with sound. I believe that if I worked on those setbacks, I would perform much better in front of an audience.
The game has positive aspects, but it also has one negative one. The plot is sometimes hard to follow. Mankind Divided throws so much information that can cause the player to become lost. The player can easily become lost as to what happened in the main story because side quests can take hours to complete. The plot also feels rushed during the second half and ends rather abruptly, which made the game’s ratings decrease.
I want to join NHS because I would like gain more leadership experience. It would help me to better develop the leadership skills I already have and further learn new skills. In addition I would like to be surround by people who want to grow academically, just as I do. It would help me to push myself in my academic rigor by surrounding me with people who would also like to continue to grow and learn as a student. I would also love to become more involved in community service, which is something that NHS would allow me to do.
Also, we need to send a list of things to improve team dynamic to Tracy and SAs. Michael will take responsibility for making constructive comments on the final report so other team members can fix their part. Later next week, each team member also has to do a peer review and finish the final essay