Growth Mindset Activities Reading Comprehension Print and Digital Test Prep

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6th - 9th
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Growth Mindset Reading Comprehension For Middle and High School (Printable and Digital for Distance Learning) Great for Test Prep, Back to School, After Winter Break

This is a printable and digital lesson plan that contains a reading comprehension activity, writing prompts and multiple choice practice for middle and high school students about growth mindset. The article discusses how the brain grows stronger the more it practices a skill, thus having a growth mindset is important when encountering new material for the first time and can really help your middle and high scholl students understand growth mindset. This growth mindset lesson plan is aligned to CCSS anchor standard RI1.

This lesson in growth mindset includes:

  1. A mindset self-assessment for students
  2. Guiding questions for the article on growth mindset
  3. A practice for using text evidence to support or refute claims about growth mindset
  4. Two writing prompts on growth mindset
  5. Standards-aligned multiple choice questions
  6. Answer key and directions

This growth mindset reading comprehension is a great lesson plan for the beginning of the year, for back to school after a break or for starting test prep. It will really help your students develop a "growth mindset" by understanding how the brain works when learning new information.

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11 pages
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Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.


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