REQUIREMENTS REVISED January 1, 2003
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- Give a three- to five-minute introduction of yourself to an
audience such as your troop, class at school, or some other group.
Do the following:
Prepare a written speech of 750 words. Give the main idea or topic of the speech in one complete sentence. Tell the kind of audience for whom it was prepared. Describe your purpose. Tell what main idea you want the audience to remember about your speech.
Show the following: The ideas list you used in preparing your outline. The outline. The final text.
Give this speech before an audience.
- Prepare a three- to five-minute talk on a topic of your choice
that incorporates body language and visual aids.
Give a 10-minute speech on a subject other than the one used in requirement 1. Use a visual or audio aid.
- Give an impromptu talk of at least two
2minutes, 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.
- 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 a
Read aloud a selection of 500 words you have never seen.
- Show you know parliamentary procedure by leading a discussion or
meeting according to accepted rules of order; or by answering
answerquestions on the rules of order.
BSA Advancement ID#: 90
Pamphlet Revision Date: ????
Requirements last revised in 2003