|Shepard Academy Junior Block Spring||
In history there have been individuals and groups that have struggled against society and laws that have hindered their beliefs and behaviors.
Some of these individuals have led marches, given impassioned speeches, risked jail and even martyrdom for their cause. It is through their legacy that they continue to live.
Evansville is hosting a One Speaker-One Community Event that will feature an individual who in someway helped break barriers for a particular social group. Your task is to design a flyer to promote the event and provide information for the audience by creating program notes.
Step #1: Identify an Individual
This person should be someone who's life had an
impact on one of the social group you have been assigned. This person may be living or deceased. The person does not have to world famous.
Step #2: Research the Individual
You should utilize a variety of sources to create an adequate background and understanding of the individual's significance and contributions. You should consult and incorporate a minimum of two (2) sources. Wikipedia will not be considered a reputable site for this task.
Step #3: Select a Location and Theme and Title for the Speech
You will need to identify where the speaker will deliver his or her address. Create a title for the speech and identify what the speech will cover.
Step #4: Select Images for your Handbill
You will need to locate two (2) images of your individual that people may recognize or that will draw the attention potential audience members. Images should be printed in color unless they were originally published in black and white.
Step #5: Select a Quotation for your Handbill
Choose a quote either said by the individual or by someone else speaking about the individual. It should match the theme of the speech.
Step #6: Sponsor
Identify the group or organization that is sponsoring the event.
Does Your Handbill Have:
Step #1: Brief Biography of Individual
Utilizing the research you will need to write a brief background about the individual identifying important information about them that introduced them to the audience or providing additional information to those already familiar with the individual.
Step #2: Overview of the Situation
You will need to write a brief overview of the situation or time period in which your individual lived and define the issue facing the individual or group.
Step #3: For More Information
Provide a section that directs audience members to sources that can provide them additional information about the speaker. You should include two (2) resources that someone could receive this information or become involved.
Program Note Checklist
Do your program notes have: