Narrative Speech Outline Template

Narrative Speech Outline Template

(This is a structural guide only – you will want to expand and tailor to your own speech.)

Name: 

Title: 

Organizational Pattern: (Chronological) 

General Purpose: To Inform 

Specific Purpose: 

Central Idea:

BluePrint Central Idea:

Introduction

Attention Getter:

Identify Topic/Purpose:

Specific Purpose:

Establish Your Credibility:

Initiate Audience Centered Connections:

Central Idea (Thesis Statement):

Preview Statement (Same as Blue Print Central Idea):

Body

I.

  1.  
  2.  
  3.  
  4.  
  5.  
  6.  
  7.  

Connective Transition:

II.  

  1.  
  2.  
  3.  
  4.  
  5.  
  6.  

Connective Transition:

III.  

  1.  
  2.  
  3.  
  4.  
  5.  
  6.  

Connective Transition: 

Conclusion 

Signpost and Restate the Main Ideas:  

Reemphasize the Central Idea in a Memorable Way:

Closing Statement/Memorable Ending: