Focus on themes such as: “the dangers of dwindling civility,” “the necessity of imagination,” “the power of verbal communication skills,” “asking questions as the key to successful living,” etc.
Narrower topics can also work, such as: “The Food Industry and its Culture of Corruption” “The Need for Radical Change in Public Education.”
HERE IS A BASIC OUTLINE: Hook/Creative Intro. Preview Statement (including a listing of the speech’s main points) Body Paragraph #1 Body Paragraph #2 Body Paragraph #3 Review Statement Creative Conclusion (which usually ties back directly to the introduction)
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