Persuasive speech is given to change audience attitudes and behavior on specific topic or subject. It has to be presented with information collected from different sources, in order to persuade.
Persuasive speech ideas can often come from controversial topics. Outlined below are a few resources for controversial topics which may spark an idea for a persuasive speech topic.
Purchased by Brittanica Group in 2020, ProCon is the country’s leading source for information and research on all sides of the debatable issues of the day. ProCon.org is neither conservative nor liberal nor otherwise politically biased. Issues are arranged both alphabetically or by topic.
When using websites for any type of research, it is important that you have evaluated them for relevance, timeliness, reliability, validity, credibility, perspective and purpose, etc. Use the checklist below: