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- Prince Rupert, BC, Canada
Setting Goals Teacher Resources
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Fourth graders view a PowerPoint presentation "Setting goals." They use Kidspiration to organize long and short term goals for academics. Students write essays about Goal Setting. Students work in groups and create a dialogue involving their entire group, and edit with "Movie Maker."
This is the last lesson in the series put out by Together Counts on health. This activity has youngsters setting goals to keep their energy balanced by making excellent eating and activity choices. They may need a little help making these plans in a realistic and measurable way. By now, most youngsters know what's good to eat and that they have to get outside and play. So reinforce this and help put them on the path to maintaining a healthy balance.
Who is a champion to your class? Elementary and middle schoolers think of a role-model from their lives. Then, in their journals, they write evidence of that person's perseverance. They identify the character trait of perseverance with the autobiographical character, Michelle Kwan. Additionally, they write a personal narrative essay that describes the steps they took to achieve a personal goal.
Third graders read and discuss the book, Miss Rumphius. They go over new vocabulary included in the book and discuss the concept of setting goals. They set their own goals for the summer and present them using a graphic organizer which shows how those goals will be accomplished.
In this setting goals home-school worksheet, students work with at family partner to set three school goals for the coming school year. They decide what they need to do to achieve those goals. They write about their plan to achieve those goals with the help of a family partner. They read more about setting goals by visiting a given web site.
Students examine the process for setting goals. In this setting goals lesson, students review Part 1 of this lesson to determine their understanding of setting goals. They participate in a cooperative activity in which they practice teamwork. They discuss how they will improve their behavior after thinking about what went well during their teamwork activity.
Students apply basic time management skills to their lifestyle and implement study skills. Also, they should be able to implement management techniques in their daily lives as well. Students list activities and assignments and determine where they are losing time by small scale planning and set goals. There are three lessons in all that build upon one another.