Introduction to Public Speaking
Midterm Exam: Outline and Sources
(100 points possible)
Student Name: ________________________________________________
Use this template to prepare your final project, the persuasive speech, which will be due
during the last week of this class. Use complete sentences in the outline. Remember, the
more information you provide here, the better the feedback provided by your instructor.
When listing the sources, use APA style guide format (visit the Purdue OWL APA
formatting and style guide website for
CIGARETTE SMOKING AND ITS EFFECTS.
Describe the controversial topic you have chosen:
Cigarette smoking is a progressive act caused by addiction which leads to diseases like lung
cancer and asthma.
Which viewpoint will you champion?
1. Effects of cigarette smoking to an individual.
2. Effects of cigarette smoking to the family.
3. Effects of cigarette smoking to the environment.
4. How to abstain from cigarette smoking.
5. Main factors that lead to cigarette smoking.
What is the opposing viewpoint?
1. Addiction caused by cigarette smoking and the pr...