Patterns of Organization for Informative Speeches


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Which of the following refers to a speech that is organized to reveal how a situation can be made favorable?

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1. A speech about kayaking, equipment needed, and safety information would use what type of organizational method?

2. Dr. Lee spoke to a group of students about why he believes the hole in the ozone layer may be damaging plants in the Amazon. What type of speech is this?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will let you assess your understanding of informative speeches and how to organize them. Several questions will ask you to identify the type of speech described in a given example. You'll also need to know what the main point or idea of a speech is.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll need to identify the type of informative speech represented in the following examples:

  • A speech designed to make a situation favorable
  • A speech on kayaking equipment and safety
  • A speech about why Amazon plants are dying
  • A speech about how someone became a professor

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on organizing informative speeches
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as types of informative speeches
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the main point of a speech

Additional Learning

Keep studying speeches via the corresponding lesson, Patterns of Organization for Informative Speeches. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the purpose of speech organization
  • Identify five patterns of organization for an informative speech
  • Give an example of each of these patterns