The purpose of this assignment is to familiarize you with the use of props while
presenting a speech. For this 3-5 minute presentation, you will choose a topic that requires you to
utilize an appropriate prop to demonstrate a skill, technique, or idea to the audience. Examples of
acceptable topics include: how to bake a cake, how to juggle, how to change a tire, etc.
To help you demonstrate the topic of your speech you will need to choose an appropriate
prop. Examples of acceptable props include: tools, cooking utensils and ingredients, sports
equipment, art supplies, or any other physical object related to the topic of your speech.
weapons or inappropriate props will be allowed for this speech. Ask your professor if you
You will be expected to conduct research on the topic of this presentation.
In order to
accomplish this you will be required to have three relevant references that you will cite in
your outline as well as during your speech
. You will organize your outline using the same
APA Outline Template used for the Speech of Introduction. You will also conduct a peer
evaluation for this speech using the same form used for the Speech of Introduction peer
You will again be assigned a presentation day by your professor. Regardless of when you
speak you will be required to bring the
Demonstrative Speech SPEECH Evaluation Form
day you present your speech with your name on it. You must also present on your assigned
speech day. See the syllabus for course policies on late work and absences.
This assignment is designed to help you:
1. Deliver a public presentation using appropriate props and/or visual aids
2. Demonstrate a skill, technique, or idea to an audience
3. Conduct efficient and effective research
4. Identify supporting materials relevant to a demonstrative presentation
5. Assess the organization and delivery skills of yourself and your peers to improve your
communication knowledge and skills
Time Limit: 3-5 minutes (you must speak at least 3 minutes and no more than 5)
Outline: 2-3 pages, double-spaced, 12-point font, following APA guidelines and class template
References: At least 3 relevant sources (.org, .gov, .edu)