Helping Your Audience Learn During Informative Speeches: Strategies & Tips


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What is a consistently effective, accessible, and appropriate way to gain relevant information about an audience?

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1. What percentage of information does an audience remember?

2. What is an effective way to organize a speech about the history of flying?

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About This Quiz and Worksheet

Giving an informative speech where an audience can learn as much as possible can be a challenge. Test your understanding of effective presentations of information using this quiz and worksheet so you can get the most out of this lesson.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In this assessment you will be tested on:

  • Strategies to make information memorable
  • Best ways to organize information
  • Pitfalls to avoid when you are giving a speech

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension- check that you draw the most important information about helping audiences learn from informational speeches
  • Making connections- use your understanding of the topic to make judgments about how to give a speech that will help your audience learn
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about giving effective speeches

Additional Learning

To learn more about giving informational speeches that help audiences learn, review the lesson Helping Your Audience Learn During Informative Speeches: Strategies and Tips. The following objectives are covered:

  • Define the purpose of an informative speech
  • Understand how to connect with your audience
  • Know how to make information memorable
  • Organize your information in a logical way
  • Know common mistakes to avoid