PRIDE Academic Re-Teach Students participating in academic re-teach activities will do the following… STUDENT DIRECTIONS • Step 1: Obtain your grade printout, either by Power School or teacher. • Step 2: Use green highlighter to highlight all of the assignments with a passing grade. • STEP 3: Use the pink highlighter to highlight all of your missing assignments. • Step 4: Use the blue highlighter to highlight all of your failing assignments. A LITTLE MATH: 1. What is the ratio of your passing assignments to your failing assignments? 2. What is your ratio of your missing assignments to your failing assignments? 3. Create a pie chart showing your number of missing ,failing, and passing assignments. 4. Can you infer from the data why your grade report demonstrates these overall grades? Setting and Achieving Goals How to set goals: 1. First you must define the goal. When you keep doing the same thing the same way, you will always get the same result. So...... 2. MOTIVATE yourself. Consider the possible blocks and the way you can deal with them to change them. 3. There is a right way and a wrong way to set goals! IDEAS FOR SETTING GOALS • DEFINE your goal. What do you want to achieve? • Outline the steps you will need to achieve it. • Consider possible blocks and ways of dealing with them. • SET DEADLINES. IN ORDER FOR SOMETHING TO BE A GOAL: 1. It has to be important to you! 2. It has to be within your power to make it happen through your own actions. 3. It has to be something you have a reasonable chance of achieving. 4. It must be clearly defined and have a specific PLAN OF ACTION. GOALS: So who cares? • Hopefully you do. • Get your own direction through setting YOUR OWN goals. • Positive, personal focus make your goals easier to accomplish and the other kind of direction (POOR CHOICES..), don't. DISCUSSION Questions 1. Do you ever set goals for yourself? 2. What are some goals you have right now (Short term? Long term?) 3. AGREE/DISAGREE? It is better to set lower goals than to risk failure by setting higher ones? 4. What is the difference between a wish and a goal? 5. How will you decide what your goals are? Why are you here in the PRIDE re-teaching class? 6. Is it ever ok to take risks? What kinds of risks are ok ? What kind are not? USE THE PRIDE MATRIX TO HELP YOU DECIDE WHAT YOUR GOALS WILL BE 1. Choose 2 short term goals you can accomplish this semester. 2. Use the goal planning worksheets. 3. Make sure you use a plan, a deadline and why these goals are important to you. 4. Share and discuss. 5. What are some rewards that come with success?
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