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Public Speaking Merit Badge Workbook
This Scoutmaster Bucky Merit Badge Workbook is based off the 2020 Scouts BSA Requirements.
Type your work on this page or download the Public Speaking Workbook PDF.

Consider also using the Public Speaking merit badge class preparation page for clarification and expections when participating in a Scoutmaster Bucky merit badge opportunity (online or in-person).

https://scoutmasterbucky.com/merit-badges/public-speaking/

Scout's Name:
Requirement 1: Give a three- to five-minute introduction of yourself to an audience such as your troop, class at school, or some other group.
Requirement 2: Prepare a three- to five-minute talk on a topic of your choice that incorporates body language and visual aids.
Requirement 3: Give an impromptu talk of at least two minutes, either as part of a group discussion or before your counselor. Use a subject selected by your counselor that is interesting to you but that is not known to you in advance and for which you do not have time to prepare.
Requirement 4: Select a topic of interest to your audience. Collect and organize information about the topic and prepare an outline. Write an eight- to 10-minute speech, practice it, then deliver it in a conversational way.
Requirement 5: Show you know parliamentary procedure by leading a discussion or meeting according to accepted rules of order; or by answering questions on the rules of order.