Growth Mindset Unit | Famous Theater Artists

Grade Levels
8th - 12th, Homeschool
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This unit (36 pages, 8-10 days) concerns growth mindset in professional theater artists. Students research a theater artist, answer questions about artist's growth mindset, consider their own mindset and finish with a creative project. This unit was created for high school students, however it could be adapted for middle grade students. In addition, a teacher could assign this unit to students who are distance learning. #DistanceLearningTPT

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  • Letter to Teacher
  • Two Warm-Ups: MY versions of Popular Theater Games and Exercises
  • The Rationale for Studying Theater Artists
  • The Rationale for Studying Growth Mindset Through Theater Artists
  • Teacher's Script--What I Say and How I Say it!
  • Procedure for Each Day
  • Theater Artists List-- EIGHTY-SIX Actors, Actresses, Playwrights, Choreographers, Directors, etc. (Great care and vetting were taken to select appropriate artists from various backgrounds.)
  • Project Choices Assignment Sheet--What is Expected in the Projects
  • THREE Rubrics (EDITABLE)--Slide, Object or Monologue
  • Exit Slip prompts for 8 days--Growth Mindset Questions for the Students to Ponder about Themselves
  • Video Clips
  • Source Page

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Total Pages
37 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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