Informative Speech with Visual Aid
Specific Purpose: To inform my audience how to create amazing wallets by using duct tape.
Attention Getter: "God made the world, but it's held together with duct tape", a motto used in an article by Amy Wilentz in the Los Angeles Times Newspaper. You probably have used duct tape to repair items, like temporarily stopping leaks and cracked windshields. There have been a couple cars that I have seen that use duct tape to put back the rear view mirror that fell off.
Topic Revelation Statement: Today, I would like to inform you how to create a durable wallet made out of duct tape.
Significance Statement: Most of us use a wallet to keep our cash or credit cards in hand. Many pay ridiculous amounts of money for one. So, why not make yourself one that would not cost you much money and be proud of the wonderful creation you made?
Preview of Main Points: So let me get your creative side out by first, outlining the history of duct tape. Then, I will mention the different types of duct tape out in the market. Finally, I will tell you the steps to take in order to create a duct tape wallet.
I. Duct tape has a fascinating history.
A. How it got its name.
1. Many may get confused on whether the name is duck or duct tape. According to the book The Jumbo Duct Tape Book by Jim Berg and Tim Nyberg it was first named duck tape, but later changed to duct tape.
2. The reason why it was called duck tape at first was because "water rolled off it like a duck" since it was waterproof and because it was made using "cotton duck" claims Catherine Vienneau in the article called Duct Tape Crafts in YA Hotline.
B. Duct tape has taken a vital role in some important events.
3. During World War II, Johnson & Johnson Permacel Division was given the role by the United States military to make a tape that kept moisture out of ammunition cases, so they came up with what is now...