Posts filed under ‘Demonstration Speech’

Panty-hose and Chicken Liver

I just did my demonstration speech on how to use panty-hose to keep chicken liver bait on the hook when the line is cast. I think it went well, although I don’t think mine was one of the best because I didn’t bring food for everyone. j/k. But, I think my skills are coming along rather nicely for public speaking.

My next speech is a persuasive speech.  I’m not sure yet what I’m going to do. I’m not good at persuading or arguing. My wife always wins, even if I’m right!

We will see what happens, and how well I do…


May 13, 2010 at 4:29 pm 6 comments

Demonstrative speech

Today in speech class we started our demonstration speeches. Everyone did a great job. Watching everyone made me a lot more confident about doing mine. Today we got to learn a new recipe and eat really good Twinkie cake. I got to learn a new exercise and how to draw some. I still can’t draw except for my famous stick people but it looks real easy to draw cartoon characters and even mine weren’t to bad. So now I can’t wait til Thursday to show everyone my demonstration and see more of other peoples demonstrations.


May 12, 2010 at 12:17 pm 2 comments

One word for Speech Class!

Amazing! Speech class is one of the better class that I have in the past two quarters. This class is fun, inspirational, a team effort, and hard work all in one. The class is amazing because we are doing demonstration speeches and some people are showing us how to make food….which is great because it’s my birthday and what a way to have a birthday…lol. So far we have given a reading, and informative speech which were okay but I think for the demonstration speech people will have more fun because they can relate this speech to something personal in their life. But over all this speech class is AMAZING!!

By: Ashley Sams

May 11, 2010 at 6:59 pm 6 comments

Demonstration Speech

The demonstration speech is next. I do not know what I am doing mine on yet. I hope I can find a topic before I present. I am thinking about doing it on how to make peanut butter fudge or how to braid hair or how to make paper snowflakes. I am sure that if I think a little while I will be able to pick one of them.


May 11, 2010 at 5:18 pm Leave a comment

Passionate Speeches

When speeches are filled with passion it makes them so much better. This week we have a demonstration speech and we have to  use the informative line up to tell our speech. I think this might be a little tricky. We watched a video on how to do both at the same time but it will be hard just like the other speeches.  But, in the long run it will make me better at talking in front of people and help me out when I have to demonstrate a new idea at work or somewhere else. Before I end I would like to say that my demonstration speech means a lot to me and I hope everyone likes it.

Hope everyone’s Demonstration Speeches go well this week!!

Ashley Sams

May 11, 2010 at 5:16 pm 1 comment

One Step at a Time…

So readings and informative speeches are in the bag, next up the demonstration speech! I’m looking forward to doing this speech on Thursday, although I still don’t really know what I’m going to show. I have a few ideas in my head but haven’t yet decided. I mean being in the medical field it would be easy for me to pick something from that to do but I don’t really know if people would be interested in hearing about it. Then I could demonstrate my killer baking skills and whip up something. I guess I have plenty of time to think about it but its still overwhelming.
I can definitely say too that speech class is getting more comfortable for me. I’m still nervous getting in front of everyone but the people in my class and my instructor Candee make it easier for me to overcome that nervousness with all of their feedback. I believe everyone is becoming closer and also I think everyone is doing great on all of their speeches.

Good job guys!! I actually enjoy coming to class now!


May 11, 2010 at 10:06 am Leave a comment

My informative speech did not go so well….

My informative speech did not go as well as I thought it would and to tell you the truth it was pretty embarrassing.  I felt like after my first reading I had a lot of confidence, boy was I wrong.  During my informative speech I felt like I forgot everything when I got up in front of the class.  What was worse is I felt like my speech was boring, everyone had a bored look on their faces and I barely got any laughs out of anybody.  Truthfully, my informative speech was not a confidence booster.  Hopefully my demonstration speech goes a lot better and I don’t feel like I’m putting people to sleep with what I’m talking about.  I really feel like I need some more confidence.


May 9, 2010 at 5:36 pm 7 comments

Here we go again!

My next speech is coming up on Tuesday and I am feeling really confident about this one. My last speech did not go so good as I did not organize it well at all. This time I am more prepared and much more relaxed than the previous two times a speech was coming up. I will be reorganizing my informative speech and giving it again soon, in the outline that is required.

I hope the second time is the charm.


May 8, 2010 at 3:49 pm 1 comment


My favorite food is cupcakes

They are so much fun to bake

It’s hard to make a mistake

When there are so many kinds to make

And different ways to decorate

And lots of places to take

But be careful so they don’t break

And you wont have to remake

Then you can partake

Without giving yourself a headache

That’s why my favorite food is cupcakes.


I found this on the internet published by Laura Ewers for National Poetry Month. I thought since I did my demonstration speech on cupcakes, this little fun poem would go well with it! These were my favorite speeches by far. Thanks everyone for the delicious food, although there were other great speeches not involving food. Once again, everyone did great (:

Jessica J.

March 17, 2010 at 11:31 am Leave a comment

My Favorite Speech

This class is so much fun! You come to class never knowing what you are going to see or do. (which is why I enjoy it so much!). You never know what to expect from the different speeches or what kind of things Candee may have us do in class. As great as all the different types of speeches were, I would say I am not alone in saying the demonstration speeches have been my favorite to date! As far as my personal favorite speech goes, I loved Jake’s speech about how to kick PK’s. I am not much of a soccer fan but he did a good job catching my interest. I was extremely surprised in me liking this demonstration speech the best, especially with the way I like to eat. The cheesecake was delicious by the way! But I just wanted to say good job to everyone on the demonstration speeches!


March 15, 2010 at 9:26 pm 1 comment

Good Craftmanship!!

I would like to comment on Scott’s woodworking demonstration, I thought it was wonderful.  I’m so glad to see someone so young doing something so creative.  Woodworking  is a dying craftsmanship yet such a beautiful craft.  Scott demonstrated with a mantle clock and a child’s chair/stool.  Good luck Scott, at Rio Grande:) Also everyone did great on their demonstrative speeches, and good luck with your persuasive speeches.


March 11, 2010 at 8:24 am 6 comments

Demonstration Speech

I loved this speech and all the food, and new things we’ve all learned. (Some I never thought I’d learn how to do) This speech has totally been my favorite so far, and everyone done so well I never thought I’d be bringing my bulldog to class….. haha…..I’m excited for the next speech. I already have my topic and good luck on everyone else finding their topic. PS- Lets kick butt on the next speech!!!-


March 10, 2010 at 6:53 pm 1 comment


I myself could say that I had no idea what to do for this speech..I have lot of different things that could have been done but it has been so DARN cold and all of them seemed to be outside things….So at the last minute I remembered about kitty litter cake and figured most of the class had probably never heard of it. I think the cake tatses really good you just have to get you mind to get past the fact that it looks like a cat litter box…. Everyone did a Great job on there speeches and a few of them has been really touching…I am really enjoying this class and everyone in it…To Bad it has to end..


March 9, 2010 at 9:23 am 5 comments

The Demonstration Speeches!

Yummy!  I’ll start with that.  There were so many yummy foods shared with us.  Thank you to all the great cooks!  These were some fun speeches!  We played pool, viewed a beautiful fashion show, watched an artist at work, and best of all, a sweet, young girl who could inspire even the most un-inspired.

I have to say the speech was a little easier even this time, from the last, once again! Isn’t that great!  I know I’m not the only one feeling that!  Everyone looks more confident, less nervous, and is finding their voices!!

Candee, you have made all of this so easy!  Your speech class is great and I think you are a great instructor!  If only my Algebra class was like this one!!  Haha!  ;-)

One more speech to go and class will be winding down.  I will certainly miss all of the fun we have had in this class.  Until then, I prepare for a persuasive speech!  See you in class!

Mike D…………………………..

March 7, 2010 at 7:19 pm 2 comments


I did my demonstration speech yesterday on how to use Scentsy products. Overall, I think I did fairly well. However, I was slightly worried about timing. To do that demonstration during a party I am used to taking about 30 minutes to complete it. So I basically crammed 30 minutes worth of information into a 5 minute speech. I didn’t get to explain everything like I normally would have, and I didn’t get to give as much background information as I would have liked. But, what can I do?


March 7, 2010 at 7:04 pm 3 comments

If it Works For You it Works For Me.

By the image above, I imagine everyone in my class can remember my speech. I decided to take my demonstrative speech in an “unconventional” direction. I didn’t cook, or play music or anything of that nature. I wanted to express how there are other methods to accomplish things-goals, tasks, etc. So I demonstrated how  my daughter and I use our feet (she is much better than I am). I sincerely hope that if nothing else, my classmates realize that it’s not weird, different or abnormal. It just is.


March 6, 2010 at 5:19 pm 4 comments

LOL Demonstration Speeches LOL

In speech class Wednesday we did more demonstration speeches. It was pretty fun. They were really useful speeches too. We learned how to make a cake in a microwave that was pretty cool and how to saddle a horse, how to build a step stool, and how to use facebook. Everybody did a really good job there are still a few people left to go then on to our last speech. Everybody keep up the good work.


March 5, 2010 at 10:15 pm 1 comment

Easter Eggs and Microwave Cakes

Yesterday was a really fun class! Demonstration speeches are probably my most favorite so far, people in the class really surprise you sometimes with what they are going to show you! The speeches yesterday were how to decorate easter eggs, how to properly saddle and mount a horse, how to make a microwave cake, and how to do smokey eyes makeup. Each speech was so different, and each one gave insight to the person giving the speech! Some showed that adults will always be kids at heart, some showed artistic talent and uniqueness, or love for nature. Great Job!!! C=


March 4, 2010 at 7:10 pm 4 comments

Demonstration speech

I had my demonstration speech all planned out, what I was going to say and what I would show. But, technology didn’t like me at all and I was forced to go to plan B. I had very little prepared for plan B and just went by the seat of my pants. I feel though that because I had very little planned and the difficulty of the demonstration itself, I did very well. Hope for the best of grades for everyone.


March 4, 2010 at 9:02 am 7 comments

Demonstration Speech

Today I gave my demonstration speech. I’m not gonna lie, when I awoke @ 4:30 this morning, I was still unsure about what I was gonna talk about. I had a few ideas and was worried some were stupid. In the end, I decided to give a mini tutorial on Facebook. I think I did ok, though not as confident as I was my last speech. Next speech is the persuasive one! I wish I would waited to talk about OSU for this one :( But its ok, I’ll find something else to discuss.

On a side note, there were a few demonstration speeches I really enjoyed. Shannon’s speech on Easter Eggs really kept my attention, even when I thought it wouldn’t and Sarah’s microwave cake was awesome! I also liked Anya’s smoothies and Zach and Dillon’s baseball speeches. Looking forward to the persuasive speeches! :D


March 3, 2010 at 9:44 pm 4 comments

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