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Life Skills:

  • Thinking & Reasoning
  • Communication
  • Social & Civic Responsibility

Time Frame:
1 class period that runs 90 minutes.


Goals help us achieve what we want in our lives. The goals we set should reflect the values we have.

Main Curriculum Tie:
Adult Roles And Responsibilities
Strand 1 Standard 3

Classify short- and long-term goals and the steps needed to achieve them.

Long rope, Paper Shredder, Box with the following items inside: Cloud (quilt batting), Elephant and feather, Purse, Bridge, Garbage can, Blindfold, Song: “I believe I can fly”, Student worksheets: “Dreams do not just happen” , “Goal Contract”

Background For Teachers:
Review lesson before class period to make sure you have all materials needed for the lesson.

Student Prior Knowledge:
Students should know basic knowledge about what a value is and how a person develops a set of values.

Intended Learning Outcomes:
The student will set a long term goal and several short term goals that relate to the long term goal.

Instructional Procedures:
Follow lesson outline using powerpoint presentation to guide you through the lecture.


Web Sites

Utah State Adult Roles and Responsibility Curriculum guide


Created Date :
Jun 06 2003 11:51 AM