Informative Presentation Worksheet

The most effective presentations are customized to the intended audience. Consider how audience can influence the messaging for a presentation topic.

Select one topic and one audience from the following lists of potential topics and potential audiences. Be sure the topic and audience is clearly defined in the presentation. 

Audience

  • A group of elementary or school-aged children
  • A group of recent high school graduates
  • A group of elderly adults
  • A group of your workplace superiors
  • A group of visiting scholars from a foreign country
  • Another group as approved  by your instructor

Topics

  • A recent event in the news or from your community
  • A significant event in history
  • A summary of a national law
  • Another topic as approved by your instructor

Create an outline in preparation for your presentationThe Informative Presentation Worksheet can be used as a guide, and refer to Ch. 6 and 11 of Public Speaking for more information.