Do you have any advice for your high school graduate? Now that he or she is ready to take the next step, it’s time to pass on any wisdom you want to share.
Our quotes graphic for high school graduates offers a variety of insights about facing the future, doing what you love, and staying true to yourself.
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What would your high school graduate say if he or she had to give a graduation speech? Instead of asking your graduate to compose the speech from scratch, inspire him or her to assemble a speech out of famous quotes.
Besides getting your graduate to think about the future, this activity will exercise his or her ability to organize ideas in writing and make them flow. Your graduate can also cite the sources of the quotes using footnotes or another academic writing style, which will be helpful if he or she plans to attend college.
Take a look at this example speech made entirely out of quotes, many of which are found in the graduation quotes graphic.
There is a reason they call these ceremonies “commencement exercises.” Graduation is not the end, it’s the beginning.1 The fireworks begin today. Each diploma is a lighted match. Each one of you is a fuse.2 Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom.3
Every [person] is the architect of his [or her] own ...