Public Speaking

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[[Public Speaking]] #1. "Give a three- to five-minute introduction of yourself" is similar to [[Communications]] #3 "Write a five-minute speech. Give it at a meeting of a group."
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== See also ==
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Revision as of 18:44, December 24, 2008

Public Speaking merit badge
Status: Elective
Created: 1932
Discontinued: no
BSA Advancement ID: 090
Requirements revision: 2003
Latest pamphlet revision: 2002

Contents


Public Speaking requirements

  1. Give a three- to five-minute introduction of yourself to an audience such as your troop, class at school, or some other group.
  2. Prepare a three- to five-minute talk on a topic of your choice that incorporates body language and visual aids.
  3. Give an impromptu talk of at least two minutes, either as part of a group discussion or before your counselor. Use a subject selected by your counselor that is interesting to you but that is not known to you in advance and for which you do not have time to prepare.
  4. Select a topic of interest to your audience. Collect and organize information about this topic and prepare an outline. Write an eight- to 10-minute speech, practice it, then deliver it in the conversational way.
  5. Show you know parliamentary procedure by leading a discussion or meeting according to accepted rules of order; or by answering questions on the rules of order.


The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Boy Scout Requirements, 2014 Edition (BSA Supply No. 33216 - SKU# 619576)

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  1. This badge is one of the elective merit badges of the William T. Hornaday Awards for Boy Scouts.


Requirement resources

5. For instance, serve as the Master of Ceremonies for a Court of Honor or lead a Patrol Leaders' Council meeting.

Related awards

Public Speaking #1. "Give a three- to five-minute introduction of yourself" is similar to Communications #3 "Write a five-minute speech. Give it at a meeting of a group." Personal Development Awards

Personal development-related awards


See also

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Varsity Scout portal
Venturing portal
General Merit Badge information


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