Persuasive Essay On Why Should Everyone Get A Trophy

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I walked proudly up to the stage to retrieve my first place trophy. I was on the verge of sprinting to the stage and snatching the trophy and just hug it till it broke, but I remembered to stay calm. In my mind, I was filled with butterflies and thought no one would have the same trophy. So close to the stage only to see that everyone else got the same trophy just for participating. I felt embarrassed for getting my hopes up to high. Although trophies are a great way to make someone feel good, you shouldn't get a trophy just for showing up. Some experts say that giving trophies to everyone might send the wrong message to a child, therefore everyone should not get a trophy just for participating because trophies can lose their meaning once everyone gets one, you shouldn't get a trophy for simply doing what is asked, and kids need to learn how to make mistakes and learn from them beneficially.

One reason not everyone should get a trophy is because trophies can lose their meaning when everyone gets one. On page 27 in the article “Should Everyone Get a Trophy?” the author
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On page 27 in the article “Should Everyone Get a Trophy?” in the text it says “A Student doesn't get an A just for going to class. An employee does not get a raise just for arriving to work on time.” when you are an adult life will not be this easy. When I am in class at dance when my teacher tells me I did a good job I work even harder, to get better. If I got a trophy every time I did chores it would be getting a reward for simply doing what is asked. You shouldn't get a trophy for participating and just for doing what is asked.You should get a trophy whenb you have worked hard for it and when you feel proud for it. This supports my claim because you don't get a trophy in life every time you show
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