07.01 Evaluating a Speaker WorksheetElement of the SpeechWhat the Speaker SaysEFect on the Audience ClaimWhat is the speaker’s claim?The speaker’s claims that distracted driving is much more dangerous than you think and that it kills. They point out that It can happen toyou and unfortunately It will happen to another family. Roughly 1.6 million people diefrom distracted driving every year, the speaker saying “Distracted driving kills. Safe driving starts with you” supports their claim. There is an emotional effect on the audience because this young girl who had a long life ahead of her died so young in such a tragic way just for a pointless text that could’ve been avoided and replied to later. Alsothe effect it had on her family and how emotional they are about the topic because it has happened to them. Point of ViewFrom whose point of view is the speech told?The point of view of this speech is first person because they each use the pronoun “I” when talking. Ex. “I miss her smile”. The first person point of view has a big emotional effect on theaudience because it gives them a better concept of the emotionsand pain Alex’s family had. It’s easier to understand how severedistracted driving is when told from someone who actually experienced the pain from losingsomeone due to it.
07.01 Evaluating a Speaker WorksheetElement of the SpeechWhat the Speaker SaysEFect on thClaim: What is the speaker’s claim? The speaker claims that tex±ng while driving is dangerous and kills. You may think that it will never happen to you, that you'll never get in an accident, but it can happen to anyone. It happens to roughly 1.6 million people every year.At the end, the speaker says "Distracted driving kills. Safe driving starts with you." which supports the claim.There is an emo±onal eFbecause this young girl demo±onal.Point of View: From whose point of view is the speech told? ²irst person.The speaker uses pronouns mile "I", "Me", "You".It allows the audience toor narrators point of vieEvidence: What evidence is presented to support the claim? The whole speech supports the claim.They talk about trying to get her to stop, butshe just wouldn't listen.I think this makes the auabout tex±ng while driv