Homeschooling Persuasive Speech
NAME: David Breaker
SPEECH #: 4 SPEECH TITLE: Homeschooling
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ORGANIZATIONAL PATTERN: Chronological
A. Attention Getting Device (anecdote) – “Education does not mean teaching people what they do not know. It means teaching them to behave as they do not behave.”-John Ruskin
In the sixth grade I was homeschooled and I can still remember how every day went: Waking up eating, eating breakfast, starting school at 9 in the morning, studying for an hour, then wasting time watching tv and playing video games at every given opportunity. Whenever my mom wasn’t there watching us we would do everything but schoolwork.
B. Preview – Traditional homeschooling can be problematic to a student’s life skills and overall development. The social learning aspect of school, which is lacking in homeschool, directly transfers into college and the workplace. Most teenagers and kids need to be supervised at every moment or else they will not do their work and, while at home, it is hard to find the motivation to do schoolwork.
I. The social aspect of school
A. One of the main reasons school is a public function is to socialize people to become a successful part of society. To be able to work with and understand others. In order to accomplish this, students should be in an environment that has a diverse group of people.
1. Traditional homeschooling has the student...