1. Topic-
Setting Goals for Yourself
2. Content-
Define Goals
Value of setting goals--tied to wishes and dreams
Importance of Goals
Goals and Team Building
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1. I can set a goal that nurtures my individual interests and talents.
2.I can help my partner set a goal.
4. Objectives-
1.Students will recognize the relationship of goal setting to self-esteem
2.Students will identify similarities and differences in peer goal setting.
3.Students will understand the value of goal setting and impact on team/community
5. Materials and Aids-
markers, colored pencils, poster board, big paper
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1.What are goals? Have you ever set goals? Remind them they are setting goals every time they make a daily decision.
2.Discuss small daily goals, short term goals, long term goals.

B. Development-

1.Connect wishes and dreams with goals.Goals are more concrete based on wishes and dreams.
2.In order for something to be a goal, it has to be important to you and within your power to make it happen.

C. Practice-

1.Set 3 goals for today.
2.Set 3 goals for the short-term (1 month, 3 months)
3. Set 3 long term goals
4. Is your interest around school? sports? friendship? money

D. Independent Practice-

1.Paint or draw your long term goal for yourself.
2. Write a 1 page paper describing your goal.
3. Discuss with your partner.

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

students are able to express their ideas in their own way.

F. Checking for understanding-

1.Share ideas with small groups.
2.Discuss in a large group.
3.What happens when you do not reach your goal? How do you handle the disappointment?

G. Closure-

1.Hang posters on classroom wall.
2.Encourage students to use their projects in their portfolios.

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