Overview: In preparation for your Informative Speech Presentation in Unit 7, you will develop a detailed outline to be used as a guideline for your presentation. You may use the template in these instructions in a Word document, or you may use the PowerPoint template. Instructions: Your outline must include research to support your three main points. Research can come from a variety of sources, including books, academic journal articles, magazine and newspaper articles, and other credible internet sources like websites. o You should not include any Wikipedia or wikihow links as credible resources. You are required to incorporate three sources to support your main points. Requirements: While there is no required page length, the outline should encompass the logical order of your topics and what points you will be addressing and how you will be addressing them. Must use APA references and citations. Outline prompt/sample format: General Information 1. Title/Topic 2. Purpose: The purpose of my speech will be to inform the audience on _______. 3. Thesis Statement: The thesis statement is a one sentence summary of the central idea of your speech that narrows your topic. COM107: Introduction to Communication Unit 5 Assignment: Informative Speech Outline 4. Introduction of Topic: Introduce your topic with an attention getting fact, story or question; the relevance on why you chose this topic; and why the audience should care about this topic. Body 1. Main Point #1 a. Supporting Materials/Evidence b. Supporting Materials/Evidence 2. Main Point #2 a. Supporting Materials/Evidence b. Supporting Material/Evidence 3. Main Point #3 a. Supporting Materials/Evidence b. Supporting Materials/Evidence Conclusion 1. Review of Main Points: The review of main points is very similar to the preview of main points in the introduction. 2. Closing Statement: The closing statement should relate to the overall speech and should provide some “take-away” message that may leave an audience thinking about your topic. References 1. List a minimum of three academic references/sources you will use in proper APA format. Visuals 1. List what visuals you plan to use and how they will be incorporated/integrated into your speech.