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Selecting Relevant Support for Your Speech

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Which statement is TRUE about using supporting materials when developing a speech?

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1. Which supporting material quantifies ideas in a speech?

2. Which is the BEST reason to include a brief example in your speech?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of selecting relevant support for your speech. This quiz will ask questions about the different resources and strategies used.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will focus on:

  • Resources used to give credibility to your main points
  • The best resource you can use to quantify the points in your speech
  • A resource you would use to make an idea in your speech easier to understand
  • Which resource to use when you want to add an expert's credibility
  • What you can do to enhance an idea or concept in your speech

Skills Practiced

These assessments also allow you to practice:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about what the resources used to give credibility to the points in your speech from the related lesson on selecting relevant support for your speech
  • Distinguishing differences-compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the resource that will enhance your speech and the one that will make it easier to understand
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a resource that is the best option for adding a quantitative element to your speech

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Selecting Relevant Support for Your Speech can assist you on this important step for public speaking. By reading this lesson, you will have access to information that will allow you to:

  • Understand how to determine relevancy of supporting material
  • Know what questions to ask to determine if your supporting material is appropriate
  • Identify two ways to include a variety of supporting materials in your research
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