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Topic Brainstorming Persuasive Speech
Persuasive Speech Requirements • • 4 -6 minutes Memorized Must cite at least 3 different sources Power. Point presentation saved in my inbox. *** Movement/transitional sentences Approved topic that follows the outline format 150 pts
The United States should significantly increase space exploration. The US government should not allow drilling for oil in the Alaska National Wildlife Reserve. Television is a bad influence. All states should ban drivers' use of cellular phones in cars. Benefits of year-round school. Rap music does more harm than good. Peer pressure is more beneficial than harmful. Schools should not use standardized testing. Children's television does more good than harm. Human cloning should be permitted in the United States. The United States should substantially increase its use of nuclear power. Schools should ban animal dissection. Fast food restaurants do more harm than good. It is unethical to eat meat. Violent video games should be banned.
There should be mandatory drug testing for participation in extracurricular activities. College athletes should be paid. Human cloning should be allowed in the United States. Animal performances should be banned in circuses. Beauty pageants do more good than harm. Advertisements have a negative influence Cigarettes should be illegal. K-12 schools should ban junk food sales. All schools should require student uniforms. Medical testing on animals does more good than harm. You should learn how to protect your identity Food aid does more harm than good. Video games do more good than harm. Zoos do more harm than good. Community service should be mandatory in high school. Soccer players should wear helmets. The movie rating system is ineffective. Size zero fashion models should be banned. Extra-terrestrial intelligence exists Ban plastic bags in grocery stores It is morally acceptable to experiment on animals for medical purposes. Nuclear energy does more good than harm. Television does more harm than good. It should be illegal to sell coffee and coffee products to minors anywhere in the United States.
• • • • • Eating disorders Adoption TV violence TV ratings Exercise Voting Pit bulls Circus violence to animals Locks of love Donate blood Body modifications Closed campus Adopting animals Bullying prevention Off shore drilling Homeless Standardized testing Steroids • • • • Eating healthy Drug abuse Washing hands regularly Designer children Cell phone use in schools Domestic violence Preparing for WWIII Doomsday preppers DUIs Underage drinking/smoking Media influence Peer pressure Recycling Moral values decreasing Cheating
• • • • • • • Euthanasia Political Corruption Endangered species Animal activist groups Nuclear power Censorship Poverty Media’s impact on body image Public education Athletic steroids Cancer and microwaves Animal poaching Prisons Medication abuse Hate crimes Video game violence Gambling Homelessness Hunting/ Gun rights Teen Runaways Drinking Age Athletes using steroids Football player avg. salaries Eating Healthy/Obesity Money issues Violence (school, general) School Nutrition • • • Abuse (drugs/ alcohol) Animal Abuse Slaughter houses Relationship abuse Obesity in Children Global Warming Steroids Over population/Prison over population Driving age Tobacco use – • • • • • Advertising to underage Gangs High school dropouts Sex offenders Racism Teen Depression War Driving under influence Domestic Violence Eating disorders Divorce Bullying Whale killing School violence Suicide Pollution Internet Spam Recycling