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UNIT ONE: Toward Independence

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STEPS TO A SUCCESSFUL YEAR

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PAGE 14

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PLEASE DO NOW!

What is success?
Write a minimum of three (3) lines.

 What does this cartoon tell us about success?

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3
PLEASE DO NOW!
 
"Of a bad beginning cometh a bad end,
Of a good begeinning cometh a good end."
 
John Heywood
1497-1580
 
What do you think this writer is saying?

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
5
Attach the handout:
Walking the Road to Success

The Story of Jackson (from class)

How does this story make you feel?

What advice do you have for Jackson to help him "walk the road to success?"

Recreate a brief conversation between Jackson and you to help encourage him to reach his goals.

Include all the wisdom you have gained from your own experiences as well as the ideas you have learned about success in social studies.

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Action Step
 
On a 3 by 5 card, create three (3) goals for the first marking period:
  • Physical
  • Social or Family
  • Academic

Remember...

  • Are your goals MEASURABLE?
  • Can YOU CONTROL the outcome?

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2
OBJECTIVE:
  • Identify factors which promote success.

BIG IDEA:

Success is the achievement of one's goals.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4
The Journey to Success
 
People who tend to be successful in accomplishing their goals share these characteristics:
  • Practice; Put In Effort
  • Determination; Perseverance, "Stick-With-It-Ness"
  • Enjoyment
  • Self-Confidence; Belief In Themselves
  • Know What You Want; Goal-Oriented; Focused
  • Positive Self-Talk