ANNOUNCEMENTS • Tomorrow: Internet Training **Bring your signed internet form **Meet in classroom then head down together • 8/15 Summer Reading #1 DUE 1 VOCABULUARY Q1 LIST #1 1. bereft (adj) deprived of; made unhappy through loss 2. fortitude (n) courage in facing difficulties 3. guise (n) an external appearance 4. insidious (adj) intended to deceive or entrap 5. opulent (adj) wealthy; luxurious 6. tentative (adj) uncertain 7. warily (adv): cautiously HABIT #2: Begin with the End in Mind GOAL Definition – The result towards which effort is directed Synonyms – Objective Antonym – Wish HABIT #2: •DEVELOP a clear picture of where you want to go in life. GOALS •Things we consciously want to attain, accomplish, or achieve. WHY SET GOALS? 1.You put yourself in control. 2.Goal-setting enhances performance in all areas in life. 3.You increase your level of motivation. S.M.A.R.T. Goals •S •M •A •R pecific – What is it? How will you do it? How often? easurable – Can you check the progression? ttainable – Do you have the resources to achieve it? ealistic – Is this goal too challenging? •T imely – Is there a specific deadline for the goal? EXAMPLE • I will get into shape. Change to a SMART goal. • I will join a gym and exercise 2x a week. SMART or NOT SMART? 1. To study harder 2. To get a 4.0 spring semester GPA 3. To become a better student 4. To maximize my study time each day before social activities 5. To improve my next test grade in SS by one-letter grade 6. To find a summer job 7. I want to join a club 8. I want to lose weight 9. To join a sport 10. To locate and research at least five possible summer jobs by February 28th You have your goal - - what’s your plan on getting there? Map it out & make an... ACTION PLAN I will lose 3 pounds by October break by running at least 3x a week with a friend. ACTION PLAN •Schedule a time for my husband to watch the kiddies (MWF or T TH Sa 5-530) •Call FRIEND and see if they can meet me on those days to exercise. •Go to Sport Authority on Wednesday and buy a pair of running shoes. 11 Let’s Practice!!! 1) Write your draft goal •Answer: What kind of obstacles do you think you may run into with this goal? •Answer: What can you do to overcome these obstacles? 2) SHARE with your elbow partner. 3) Rewrite your goal to be SMART 4) Write 3 plans of action of how to get to that goal. “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” - Lao Tzu “To fail to plan is to plan to fail.” – Benjamin Franklin SMART GOAL 1) Write a goal for each in your note book. •#1 – Long term academic goal •#2 – Short term academic goal •#3 – Short term personal goal •#4 – Long term personal goal •2) Get approved by Mrs. Roy ASSIGNMENT 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. In your notes, choose an academic OR personal goal. Write a specific 3 point action plan in achieving your goal. 8x11” poster Write your goal on the top of the poster with a picture of your starting and end point. Write and draw the three steps that represent the ACTION plan that you will you be taking to achieve your goals. 6. DUE TOMORROW!!!