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Main Core Tie

Adult Roles And Responsibilities
Strand 1 Standard 3

Time Frame

2 class periods of 70 minutes each




Help students to learn to set goals and to distinguish between long and short term goals.



Background for Teachers

The textbook used is, "Strengthening Family and Self" published by Goodheart-Willcox.

Intended Learning Outcomes

Explain types and functions of short and long-term goals. Describe the goal setting process. Accomplish one short-term goal. Set long-term goals, consistent with personal values. Set short-term goals, necessary to complete long-term goals.

Instructional Procedures

Day 1: Journal, Text, Motivator (numbered tennis balls), Quote, State Performance#1 & 2 - My Goals, Discussion Goals and Motivation, Video - Rudy. Day 2: Casey at Bat, C’s of Success, Make kite – get goals off ground, Book - The Tower by Richard Paul Evans, State Performance #3 My Goals.

Assessment Plan


    Go to the UEN lesson plans folder and click on the lesson topic. This quiz might include questions that do not apply to the subject (they were from my concurrent enrollment textbook reading). You'll need to delete these questions.

Created: 04/29/2003
Updated: 02/05/2018