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GCAN Speech Courses: Supplemental Materials

Resources for researching and creating informational and persuasive speeches for students in GCAN 100, 101, and 215.

Types and Tests of Evidence

Types of Evidence Tests of Evidence









Types (Left Side): These are all examples of the different types of evidence its possible to include in a speech. The more types of evidence you include, the stronger your speech will be!

Tests (Right Side): When selecting your evidence, make sure to consider the above criteria to choose the strongest, most applicable examples. Choose government or non-profit organization websites and library resources to find the most credible information. 

Websites & Readings

Speech Writing Resources

Tongue Twisters

5 Ws and Credibility

Evaluating websites with the 5 Ws.

Time: 4:00


  • Evaluating information by asking Who, What, Where, When, & Why?

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