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Discovering the Treasure of Public Speaking Member Project Guide1

Joy C. Jordan and Emily Eubanks2

Discovering the Treasure of Pubic Speaking Member Project Guide (4H PUM 10) is a communication and expressive arts and sciences publication for 4-H members ages 10 and over. The guide teaches members how to pick the purpose of their speech how to collect the information and even tips on how to give a speech.


Chapter 1: Uncovering Clues—Researching and Selecting a Topic

Chapter 2: Types of Loot—Types of Speeches

Chapter 3: Reading a Treasure Map—Writing Your Speech

Chapter 4: Finding the Treasure—Delivering Your Speech

Chapter 5: Determing Value—Critiquing

Chapter 6: Becoming a Treasure Hunter—Careers

In EDIS this publication is DLN 4H197.

Visit the 4-H Youth Development Curriculum website for more information on related project material.

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Discovering the Treasure of Public Speaking Member Project Guide is 4HPUM10, DLN 4H197, 4-H Youth Development, UF/IFAS Extension. Revised September 2005. Reviewed January 2018. Visit the EDIS website at It was previously published as 4H Public Speaking Member Guide I, and as Speak Up!, FL 4-H Public Speaking Project Guide. Please visit the Florida 4-H Youth Development Curriculum website at and the EDIS website at


Joy C. Jordan, associate professor and 4-H Youth Development Curriculum Specialist, and Emily Eubanks, 4-H Student Association, Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, UF/IFAS Extension, Gainesville, FL 32611.

The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations. For more information on obtaining other UF/IFAS Extension publications, contact your county's UF/IFAS Extension office.

U.S. Department of Agriculture, UF/IFAS Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A & M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating. Nick T. Place, dean for UF/IFAS Extension.