5-Part Outline

 

 

intro

grab attention of audience, hook

 

 

1st transition

provides a link between intro & body

 

 

body

the "meat" of your speech; points that support your thesis

 

 

2nd transition

puts message into perspective, may be a summary, wrap-up, review & answer in the form of rhetorical questions

 

 

conclusion

leave a lasting impression on your audience