New Years SMART Goal Setting Mini-Unit for 3rd - 8th grade - Digital & Print

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Grade Levels
4th - 7th, Homeschool
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37 pages + digital Easel option
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This New Years SMART Goal mini-unit will encourage student goal setting and promote a growth mindset in your classroom! Kick off the New Year by guiding your students through the SMART goal setting sheets and activities in this resource. This 5-lesson mini-unit is available in a print or a digital version.

Teach your students how to:

  • Reflect on the previous year
  • Understand what SMART goals include
  • Work through goal setting activities that will allow them to develop, measure, and ACHIEVE their own individualized SMART goals!

A comprehensive unit with everything you need-print or digital! This product includes the following goal setting sheets for students:

  • Teacher Notes
  • Comprehensive Five Day Lesson Plan
  • Student Cover Page for Journals
  • Year In Review Brainstorming-2 versions
  • Counting Down Last Year!
  • Brainstorming Goal Sheet-2 versions
  • What is a SMART Goal? Poster
  • What is a SMART Goal? Student Notecard
  • SMART Goal Examples
  • My SMART Goal Sheets
  • Encouragement Quotations
  • Encouragement Quotations Posters
  • Encouragement Quotations Notecards
  • My Favorite Motivational Quotations- 2 versions
  • Goals I Have Achieved! - 2 versions
  • Goal Award Certificate

Teaching Tip-this is a perfect project for your first week back after a holiday break in the New Year! Ease back into your routine by having your students complete this 5 day mini-unit; by the end of the week, they will have started developing a growth mindset to carry them through the rest of the year!

Check out the “New Years SMART Goal Setting Mini-Unit” preview to view more details.

Looking for a goal setting option for younger elementary students?

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Total Pages
37 pages + digital Easel option
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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