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    Participation Trophys

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    In today's society, every kid that plays a sport gets a trophy for just showing up and that is not right. There is more meaning behind a trophy for a kid than what most people think. Getting a first place trophy is a better feeling than getting a participation trophy. Kids should be able to go home and celebrate their first place trophies and realize they accomplished something rather than getting a participation trophy for just being out there. In the passage ‘’Participation Trophies Send a Dangerous Message’’ Betty Berdan has some very good points. In the first paragraph, Betty says she got a lot of participation trophies when she was younger and she says she sits them in a corner and they collect dust and they don't mean much to her.…

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    Participation trophies have mounted to become a notably debated topic because many wonder if participation trophies are not beneficial to the kids that receive them, or merely just taking up space in children’s rooms. Author Ashley Merryman elaborated on these opinions in a bold declaration against participation awards. The opposing point of view suggests that participation trophies do more good than bad in a competitive society. Contributing their word to the conversation, Eric Priceman and…

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    Did you know trophy and award sales are now an estimated 3 billion-dollar-a-year industry in the United states and Canada? This is because trophies have become a bigger thing than a while ago. If everyone gets a trophy for just participating, Yes kids get to many trophies for just participating because if everyone gets a trophy, they will lose their meaning, and if everyone gets a trophy kids won’t know how to fail. If too many kids get trophies, they will lose their meaning. According to…

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    Trophys Persuasive Speech

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    thing to hear whenever a team, group or an individual does not place. A trophy is a form of expressing one’s integration and the outstanding achievement made throughout the course, in addition a trophy should be given to those with excellent performance while leaving others with motivation to become better. The intention of giving a child or teen a trophy is to praise the strong capacity they have as well as mange good communication skills, sportsmanship, teamwork and bring home the 1st place…

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    Participation Trophies The two differences that are driving these authors apart are their values and priorities. They both speak of the same argument of whether or not children should receive participation trophies. I agree with Lisa Heffernan’s argument because of the different effects a participation trophy can have on children. Can participation trophies make it hard for children to differentiate the accomplishments that deserve positive reinforcements or can the trophies teach a lesson about…

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    when it comes to trophies, just handing out trophies for almost anything, even just showing up? Are we scared of our kids feeling like losers, so we make everyone a winner? Or could these trophies be an effective way to uplift the kids self-esteem and motivate them to do better? Participation awards can do more damage than not giving a trophy at all. If children or anyone for that matter always receive a trophy regardless of effort or achievement we are teaching them that losing should never…

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    The majority of children participate In many extracurricular activities such as soccer, baseball, and dance. At the end of the season, every team has its annual awards night and where the star players would be recognized for their outstanding achievements. Everyone else on the team receives the “glad you tried but you aren 't good enough” trophy. Many children, including myself, fall into this category. As naive little children, many kids do not understand that this is the situation. They…

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    Negative Effects of Participation Trophies Participation trophies seem like a good idea for young children. To a child who needs a boost of confidence, enticing them with a potential award at the end of Little League season might keep them motivated to attend practices and contribute their talents in games. If handled properly, participation trophies could motivate young children to want to try other new experiences. The problems arise when the children are old enough to realize that…

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    Many people find themselves asking if participation trophies are even important or not, or if we should even have them in general. Well we should, for reasons that might have been overlooked. Participation trophies show a great significance consisting of commitment and dedication, they remind one of an experience or the friendships they made, and they give more meaning than you would think to a young child learning self-confidence. Commitment and and dedication show the growth of…

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    Should every kid get a trophy for just participating in a sport? Every kid should get a trophy. People state that trophy motivate kids. Trophy play a popular roll in people in life. Some people states that kids shouldn’t get trophies because it doesn’t reflect real life. Every child should get a trophy. So they would maybe support the team and the coach more better. Kids shouldn’t get the same trophy every year because wouldn’t be fair to others. If another person get a trophy that…

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