Informative Speech Outline : Signs Of Child Abuse Essay

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Informative Speech Outline
Signs of Child Abuse Specific Purpose: After listening to my speech my audience will be able to recognize the three most common signs of child abuse and understand how hard is for a child to go through this situation.
Attention Getter: ‘‘Childhood should be carefree, playing in the sun; not living a nightmare in the darkness of the soul.’’ This was stated by Dave Pelzer, who is the author of the book ‘‘A Child Called it.’’ Pelzer’s words really mean that children should have a playful and loving childhood. Credibility Statement: As being a witness of a case where a child was being abused, this leads me to do research on how often cases like this happen in our society. I know how difficult could be for a child to survive this situation. I have also provided research from the book “A Child Called it’’, websites and articles. Thesis Statement: During many years ago, there have been thousands of child abuse cases in the United States. In most of these cases, they either stay quiet because of fear, or because they do not have anyone to help them or someone they can trust. Preview: Today, I will explain what are the physical, sexual and emotional signs of child abuse. I will show you fewer examples of how to recognize it by the child’s actions.

I. The article named ‘‘Diseases and conditions: Child Abuse’’ by Mayo Clinic…

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