Setting Goals

Educational Objective: The student will demonstrate the skill of setting reasonable and achievable expectations for himself.
Language Arts Standard: Reading & Writing

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• Identify Need
• Introductory Activity: Brainstorm
• Define Steps and Sequences of Skill

1. Choose a goal that is realistic. Have others in your peer group achieved it?
2. Set a deadline for the completion.
3. Define the steps to achieve the goal.
4. Make a timeline.
5. Gather your resources.
6. Make a completion checklist.

• Model the Skill
• Role Plays/Classroom Discussion
• Applications
• Independent Uses

Rubric for the Evaluation

Student (Speaker)____________________________ Student (Subject)____________________________

Date: _____________________
Observer's Name:___________________________________________

Social Skill: ___________________________________

Observations: No Yes
Did the student choose a goal that was realistic?
Did the student set a deadline for the completion?    
Did the student define the steps to achieve the goal?    
Did the student make a timeline?    
Did the student evaluate his resources?    
Did the student make a completion checklist?    

Additional Comments: _______________________________________________________________________