Persuasive Speech Outline On Homework
Notes for introduction:
If anyone here is forced to do chores by your parents, chances are, you guys probably also don’t like homework, I mean it is basically the same thing.
Subject: The Ineffectiveness of Homework
Argument: Homework is not effective and it should be limited
Focus (TWO Main Points): Research shows that amount of homework is not related to student success
Schools in Finland, a country with one of the most successful school systems in the world, don’t typically assign much homework.
Thesis Statement: Homework does not work in improving student learning and probably does more harm than good. It should be limited and perhaps even eliminated.
First Main Point/Evidence and source
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Appeal #1: Logos
Logos is present almost everywhere, I provide research that supports my thesis such as the average number of hours a student spends on homework in certain countries, as well as statistics on what stresses out students the most in the U.S.
Appeal #2: Ethos
The information provided comes from very reputable researchers from very prestigious universities such as Stanford and Penn State. I also tried to argue using common sense and logic, and I tried to avoid questionable information and sources.
Appeal #3: Pathos
Some parts of the speech might make the audience feel sympathetic for the students an example would be when students felt stressed out being given to much homework.
Device #1: Analogy
In my introduction, I compare doing Homework to doing chores to make a point that homework is like a chore you are forced to do. Device #2: __________________________