What's one personal goal you want to achieve?
Thinking about what you want to achieve in life and setting goals is a great way to stay motivated and focused. Creating a plan that outlines how to reach those goals can help you stay organized and on track. Successfully completing goals can help boost self-confidence and create a sense of accomplishment!
Setting Personal Goals
What are some of the benefits of setting personal goals?
What goals have you set for yourself recently?
How can you create achievable goals?
How have you worked towards achieving those goals?
Brain break: Draw a bananas playing a musical instrument in a band
Question: You are a 7th grader who wants to make a plan for achieving a personal goal for the school year. What steps should you take to make sure you meet your goal? Clues: • Start by writing down your goal. • Break down the goal into smaller, achievable tasks. • Set deadlines for each task and track your progress. In pairs: Select and solve one of the tasks: A. Work in pairs and explain your solution through a drawing. B. Create a timeline of all the steps you need to take to reach your goal.
What is the first step to setting personal goals?
- Identify what you want to achieve
- Write down your goals
- Make a plan
What should you do after setting a goal?
- Develop an action plan
- Take no action and wait for it to happen
- Share with friends and family
Why is it important to set personal goals?
- To give direction and purpose
- To please others
- To compete with others
Which of the following is an example of a short-term goal?
- Read one book per week for the next month
- Travel around the world
- Buy a house
Why should personal goals be specific?
- So progress can be tracked and measured more effectively
- So that they are easier to achieve
- So that they can be easily changed if needed
Work together in pairs: What is one action step you can take this week to help you achieve one of your personal goals?