Informative Speech: Girls On The Run

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1. Attention getter: Franklin D. Roosevelt once said, “We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.” (Image#1) 2. Reveal Topic: Today I’m going to tell you about an organization called Girls on the Run which helps girls ages 8-10 become more confident, healthy and happy through the integration of running. (Image#2) 3. Ethos: Through extensive research and my own experience with this organization I‘m going to explain to you how this organization in preparing girls to become confident, healthy and happy and why these qualities are so important to instill in young girls at this age. Preview of Main Points: After I explain the importance of Girls On The Run I’m going to share with you how we can all become involved in…show more content…
All of us have been 8,9,10 years old at some point, but very few of us remember what we experienced or how we felt during those years. (Image 3) B. According to an article written by Michelle Anthony, PhD entitled ‘The Emotional Lives of 8-10 years olds,’ children in this age group are learning how to relate to peers, adjust to social rules, and evolve from free play to more structured interaction and expectations.” (Anthony, 2015) C. This is also a time where children learn to become more independent from their parents and siblings and form closer social bonds with other children in their age group. D. While these close social bonds are being built, the pressures to fit in become more apparent and important. Girls begin to look to their friends, the media and their favorite celebrities (Image 4), (Image 5) as inspirations on how to look, behave and dress. 1. In 2015, Tara Culp-Ressler revealed to the American Progress Action Fund that, “a recent review of 134 episodes of popular Disney and Nickelodeon shows found 87% of the characters between the ages of 10-17 were underweight. The overweight characters on the same channels were portrayed as unattractive and having no friends.” (Kulp-Ressler,

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