This thematic unit takes students through seven nonfiction passages with text dependent questions and activities. Watch your students’ own hard work pay off when they complete a performance assignment where they set and track their own measurable goal!
This unit includes:
• Seven high interest nonfiction passages about
o Gabrielle Douglas
o Walt Disney
o Calvin Coolidge
o Abraham Lincoln
o Ancient Egyptians
o Michael Jackson
o Usain Bolt
• Performance Assignment
o Instructions on how to set a measurable goal with example
o Tracking and reflection sheets for four weeks
o Essay prompt and rubric
*Note – The performance assignment takes approximately 5 weeks to complete. However, once students set their goal, they only spend a few minutes a day, three days a week reflecting on their progress. The essay takes an additional week after students complete their goal.
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