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14.86 MB | 250+ pages
This is a 250+ page Grit Resource Unit. In the zipped file there are 7 books with ideas on how to teach grit in your classroom.
Book 1 How to set up a gritty classroom
Book 2 Student Goal Setting
It contains a student goal setting booklet as well as teacher instructions and all sorts of goodies to motivate and inspire students. It includes the original story, "The Seven Golden Stars."
Book 3 Famous Failures
There are 12 bios on famous "failures" along with an inspirational poster to go with each. Bio's are written for students to independently read.
Book 4 features Lessons from Gritty Characters in Fiction.
Activities are based on character traits and Close Reading.
Included are K-2 and 3-5 annotated book lists for children's books that teach grit, perseverance persistence, and resilience
Book 5 Growth Mindset with a bite-size serving on the Brain.
Since growth mindset plays a strong role in grit, it makes for a perfect addition to the bundle.
Book 6 Reflection Journal Prompts
This is meant to be used throughout the year with student writing prompts covering challenges, success, failure, mentors and heroes, and of course, grit. 50+ writing prompts
Book 7 Grit Vocabulary
35 words with word wall cards, student friendly definitions, and example "Show You Know" sentences. Perfect for students to keep a vocabulary notebook
Links to websites and an annotated list of grit, mindset, and perseverance videos.
Please check out the download. It shows a little of what this big, big resource has to offer.