This video explains to kids how to open a speech. The first ten seconds are the most important. Opening your speech is where you draw the audience in. There are a few techniques to do this. First, is to ask a question, second, say something startling, and third is to recite a short quote. The most important part of a speech is the opening, get the attention of the audience right away. Public speaking is a great activity for kids of all ages. This video is of good quality and appropriate for elementary, middle and high school students.