To a tween, the number of years until High School graduation seem like an eternity. No matter what the grade, it is important to send students off well. The tech-savvy might send students off with a memorable video.
You might also have an end-of-year ceremony (parents invited), celebrating the gifts of each child as well as memorable classroom moments.
See if some of these awards remind you of any of your students:
- Good guy/gal award
- Future World Leader
- Amazing Artist
- Most Likely to Win a Pulitzer Prize in Literature
- Most likely to own a Luxury Cruise Line.
- Best Dancer
- Evil Laugh or Best Laugh
- Best Smile
- Terrific Technician
- Most Likely to be Captain of the All Blacks
- Most Likely to play Goalie for Liverpool
- Future Superbowl MVP
- Most Conscientious Student
- Most Improved Student
- Future American Idol
- Fountain of Knowledge
- Future Academy Award Winner
- Einstein Award
- Future Editor of Vogue (or other magazine)
- Future Olympic Gold Medalist
- Book Worm Award
- Best Debater
- Gentle Giant Award
- Heart of Gold Award
- Humanitarian Award
- Strong but Silent Award
- Most Dedicated Scholar
- Most Likely to Earn More Money than Bill Gates (or other rich dude)
- Most Renowned Civil War historian (or other part of history)
- Most Photogenic
- Most Respected
- Prada Award
- Pulitzer Prize for Literature/Poetry
- Strong Leader
- Most Likely to Play in Carnegie Hall
- Award for Making the World a Better Place
If you’re stuck on what award to give a student, you can pass a class list to each child. Beside each classmate’s name, students write a compliment or share a fun memory. Patterns will emerge – as well as interesting tidbits you wouldn’t otherwise know.
What awards might you add to this list?
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