College and Career Readiness Goal Setting Activity

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This is my favorite goal setting activity for my school college and career awareness kickoff day! College and Career Readiness is at the heart of teaching Common Core! This fun and easy to teach lesson is perfect for college day  and it make a great bulletin board to hang up before parent night!

Being College Bound Starts With Dreaming Big!
Discuss with students what it will feel like to be a college graduate, how they will celebrate, and what they want to be when they grow up.

Students will complete a 5 senses writing sheet describing how they will feel on that day. Then students complete this simple craft to display their writing. The entire project takes about 30 minutes to complete,and makes a fabulous bulletin board display for parent night.

What is included:
→ Teacher Lesson Plans with common core standards
→ Graphic Organizer for planning written response
→ 3 Versions of written response papers for easy differentiation
→ Customizable bulletin board header
→ Fake diploma and cap to color for bulletin board display

Take a look at what some satisfied buyers had to say about this resource:

“This was the so awesome! The students were very excited and motivated to discuss their future career and college choices! We put it on display for college day and it looked fantastic!”

“Thanks to this resource, my class won the door decorating contest for college week! Thanks!”

“Adorable and easy!”

“We have college Mondays and this is a great display for all year long.’“

“I absolutely loved this and so did my kiddos. I used this activity to kickoff our college unit with my 3rd and 4th graders. Once we were done we created a bulletin board to display on our hallway to motivate others to start thinking about college.”

Looking for more college activities for primary grades students? Check out:
College Readiness in the Primary Grades

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