Essay on Informative Speech Outline

920 Words Dec 1st, 2012 4 Pages
I, How many of you have been hearing about bullying? As you may hear on TVs or news or people are talking about the rates of bullying is going up from years to years.
II, According to a research survey, bullying occurs once every 7 minutes in schools. Due to the National Youth Violence Prevention Center, almost 30% of adolescences in the USA (or over 5.7 millions) are estimated to take part in bullying either bullying, being bullied or both. Also according to a 2007 nationally representative poll by The Workplace Bullying Institute, 37% of US workforce or 54 million employees have been bullied some time during their work time.
III, Bullying can affect anyone, so you can gain something from this speech by being informed about bullying
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don’t join in extracurricular activities
c. carrying weapons
d. Avoiding peers and social group at school
e. reluctance to talk about what is happening at school
f. sad and depressed
g. Unexplainable drop in academic performance 2. Being bullied can lead to commit suicide. 1. Example: Jan 1999, Manchester, England, 8-year-old Marie Bentham hanged herself in her bedroom with her jump rope because she felt she could no longer face the bullies at school. She is considered Britain’s youngest bullycide. 2. Example: June 29, 2005, a 15-year-old in Cape Coral, Florida, hanged himself after being repeatedly taunted online for 2 years by his classmates.
III, Bullying is a life-death issue so we need to prevent it at home, school, or work. A. For parents 1. intervene immediately with discipline 2. create opportunities to “do good” 3. report the incident to school or child’s care 4. teach friendship’s skill 5. closely monitor children’s TV viewing, video game playing, computer activities, etc. 6. engage in more constructive, entertaining, and energizing activities B. For teachers and school 1. gathering info about bullying at school directly from students 2. establishing clear school-wide and classroom rules about bullying 3. training all adults on school to respond sensitively and consistently to bullying 4. providing adequate adult supervision 5. improving parental

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