Organization

Now that you have collected important information and ideas in your research, we turn our attention to organizing these materials. This module will focus on how to organize supporting material into main points.

Whether you realized it or not, in your research you have collected different types of supporting materials, including:

FactsStatisticsDefinitions
TestimonialsQuotationsExamples
StoriesAnalogiesComparisons

Having a variety of supporting materials is very important because when a speaker overuses one type, the speech can seem monotonous to the audience. Imagine listening to an entire speech filled with nothing but statistics!