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Public Speaking Touchstone 2 Template
Complete the following template, including all parts. Fill out all cells using complete sentences, aiming for
one to three complete sentences for each cell of the template.
PART 1: TOPIC
What are you hoping to achieve with this speech?
Purpose
Who will be in your audience? What do you know about them?
Audience
What is the key message of your speech?
Thesis
PART 2: SOURCES
SOURCE 1
Source Title
Author(s) Name
Where did you get this source? Include location, book, periodical, url, etc.
Retrieved from
How recent is the data or information presented in your source?
When was the source published? If the source is a website, when was the website last updated?
Age
What does the source cover?
How well-researched and detailed is the source? How much depth is the topic covered in?
How is this content and level of detail relevant to your purpose, audience, and message?
Depth
How is the author qualified to speak on the topic?
What is the author’s purpose?
What biases might they have?
Is the information the author’s opinion alone or is it supported by cited facts?
Author
Who funds the website or publication?
Are there items endorsed or for sale? If so, what items?
What is the reputation of the website or publication?
Money
SOURCE 2
Source Title
Author(s) Name
Where did you get this source? Include location, book, periodical, url, etc.
Retrieved from
How recent is the data or information presented in your source?
When was the source published? If the source is a website, when was the website last updated?
Age
What does the source cover?
How well-researched and detailed is the source? How much depth is the topic covered in?
How is this content and level of detail relevant to your purpose, audience, and message?
Depth
How is the author qualified to speak on the topic?
What is the author’s purpose?
What biases might they have?
Is the information the author’s opinion alone or is it supported by cited facts?
Author
Who funds the website or publication?
Are there items endorsed or for sale? If so, what items?
What is the reputation of the website or publication?
Money
SOURCE 3
Source Title
Author(s) Name
Where did you get this source? Include location, book, periodical, url, etc.
Retrieved from
How recent is the data or information presented in your source?
When was the source published? If the source is a website, when was the website last updated?
Age
What does the source cover?
How well-researched and detailed is the source? How much depth is the topic covered in?
How is this content and level of detail relevant to your purpose, audience, and message?
Depth
How is the author qualified to speak on the topic?
What is the author’s purpose?
What biases might they have?
Is the information the author’s opinion alone or is it supported by cited facts?
Author
Who funds the website or publication?
Are there items endorsed or for sale? If so, what items?
What is the reputation of the website or publication?
Money
PART 3: SUPPORT
SUPPORT #1
What is the piece of support (example, statistic, analogy, definition, visual, story, testimony) that you
are going to use in your speech? E.g. “50% of all American voters…”
Support
What type of support is it? Is it an example, a statistic, an analogy, a definition, a visual, a story, or a
testimony?
Type of Support
How does this piece of support reinforce your message?
Relevance
SUPPORT #2
What is the piece of support (example, statistic, analogy, definition, visual, story, testimony) that you
are going to use in your speech? E.g. “50% of all American voters…”
Support
What type of support is it? Is it an example, a statistic, an analogy, a definition, a visual, a story, or a
testimony?
Type of Support
How does this piece of support reinforce your message?
Relevance
SUPPORT #3
What is the piece of support (example, statistic, analogy, definition, visual, story, testimony) that you
are going to use in your speech? E.g. “50% of all American voters…”
Support
What type of support is it? Is it an example, a statistic, an analogy, a definition, a visual, a story, or a
testimony?
Type of Support
How does this piece of support reinforce your message?
Relevance
SUPPORT #4
What is the piece of support (example, statistic, analogy, definition, visual, story, testimony) that you
are going to use in your speech? E.g. “50% of all American voters…”
Support
What type of support is it? Is it an example, a statistic, an analogy, a definition, a visual, a story, or a
testimony?
Type of Support
How does this piece of support reinforce your message?
Relevance
SUPPORT #5
What is the piece of support (example, statistic, analogy, definition, visual, story, testimony) that you
are going to use in your speech? E.g. “50% of all American voters…”
Support
What type of support is it? Is it an example, a statistic, an analogy, a definition, a visual, a story, or a
testimony?
Type of Support
How does this piece of support reinforce your message?
Relevance
PART 4: REFLECTION
What have you learned from completing this activity?

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