A. Write a rationale (suggested length of 1 page) for the presentation in which you do the following:
1. Identify an appropriate purpose for the presentation.
2. Identify an appropriate audience for the presentation.
3. Explain the significance of the chosen topic.
B. Create a plan (e.g., outline, graphic organizer, narrative description) for a presentation (suggested length of 5–7 minutes) on your chosen topic that includes the following:
1. an effective introduction that includes an attention-getting opening, a thesis statement, and a preview of the main points
2. adequate support for each of a minimum of two main points
3. at least one appropriate visual element (e.g., chart, graph, picture, model) that must be provided
4. an effective conclusion that includes a summary of the main points and closing comments
5. at least three credible sources
a. Provide APA formatted in-text citations and an APA reference page.
C. Identify at least three potential questions your audience may ask about your topic.
1. Write an appropriate response for each of the three questions identified in part C.
Note: Proposed questions should not repeat content presented or serve as a quiz for the speaker.
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Note: When using sources to support ideas and elements in an assessment, the submission MUST include APA formatted in-text citations with a corresponding reference list for any direct quotes or paraphrasing. It is not necessary to list sources that were consulted if they have not been quoted or paraphrased in the text of the assessment.