Online Students Ceremony – level 1
Students around the world must stay at home. They cannot go to schools. The reason is the coronavirus. Schools are closed.
Schools cancel graduation ceremonies. A graduation ceremony is a special event for students. It happens when students finish their school. Students and families come to the ceremony. Students get diplomas.
Barack Obama is the former US president. His wife and he are planning a virtual graduation ceremony for US students. Some famous people take part such as Condoleeza Rice, Malala Yousafzai, and Lady Gaga.
Obama says that he loves graduation ceremonies. They are important for students. The ceremony is a special moment. Students work hard for many years. They celebrate with their families and school friends when they finish their studies.
Difficult words: diploma (a special piece of paper that says you successfully finish school), former (past), virtual (online).
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