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This lesson is an absolute student favorite! And, it teaches students a powerful lesson! "Every mistake you make is progress!"
Peter Reynolds encourages even the uncreative among us to "make a mark" and follow where it takes us.
Art class is over, but Vashti is sitting in front of a blank piece of paper. Vashti can't draw; she's no artist. To prove her point, Vashti jabs at a blank sheet of paper to make an unremarkable angry dot. "There!" she says. But, that one little dot marks the beginning of Vashti's journey of self-discovery.
The lesson includes:
Simplified teaching directions
A Growth Mindset classroom anchor chart
Comprehension work addressing a greater depth of knowledge
"Transforming a dot" student art activity
Specific EXACT directions for the successful completion of the art activity
Dots in varied sizes
Bulletin board signs
Bulletin board lettering
Take a look at another SMART and FUN Growth Mindset lesson using the book ISH by Peter Reynolds!
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