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14 - Tips for Outlines and Speaking Notes

Tips for your preparation outline:

  • Use full, complete sentences

  • Write out everything you think you want to say to your audience

  • Incorporate your sources and their credibility

  • Add a bibliography page (MLA or APA style)

  • Use Student Sheet to build your outlines!

Remember the adage: More is better!

Tips for your speaking notes:

  • Use key words only

  • Enough to jog your brain

  • Make print large (to see at a glance)

  • Use one side of note card/paper

  • Number your cards

  • Use Student Sheet to make your speaking notes! The autocreation feature helps break your outline down to key words!

Remember the adage: Less is better!

14 - Tips for Outlines and Speaking Notes
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