Breaking down the assignment into steps can help reduce anxiety.
Topic Finding Tips:
Once you have a list of ideas ask yourself these questions:
Use these questions to help narrow a choice.
The goal of an informative speech is to educate the audience about a specific topic. Focus on providing bias-free information without trying to persuade the audience in any way. A well-presented informative speech should be easy to understand, yet in depth enough to convey key information.
The goal of a persuasive speech is to convince the audience to accept a certain point of view. For this reason, you will need a topic with more than one viewpoint, and you will need to pick a side. Think about how you can persuade the audience with your argument.
Opposing Viewpoints Search Tip: