Seven Habits #1 Name:__________________________________ The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens Study Guide Assignment Summary: Your job is to read The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens and complete the study guide below. When you’ve finished reading the handbook and completing the study guide, you will be able to identify, define, and provide examples of each of the 7 Habits. You should also be able to apply these habits to your own life. Directions: Answer the following questions thoughtfully and using complete sentences. You must put your answers on the paper provided. Pre-reading Think about the cover and the title of this book. What do you think this book will be about? What do you think you will learn? Make 2 predictions using complete sentences. 1. 2. Part One: The Set-up Read pages 3-9. Why did Sean Covey write this book? What was his purpose? Define the following terms directly from the book: Habit: Defective: Effective: List some of your habits related to the following areas of your life: (for example, “I always do my homework right after school.”) School: Family: Friends: Define each of the effective and defective habits: Effective Be Proactive: Defective Be Reactive: Begin with the End in Mind: Begin with No End in Mind: Put First Things First: Put First Things Last: Think Win-Win: Think Win-Lose: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood: Seek First to Talk, Then Pretend to Listen: Synergize: Don’t Cooperate: Sharpen the Saw: Wear Yourself Out: Paradigms and Principles Define the following terms directly from the book: Paradigm: Principle: Paradigm Shift: Friend-centered: Self-paradigm: Principle-centered: Part II: The Private Victory The Personal Bank Account Explain the following terms based on the description from the book: Personal Bank Account: Small Acts of Kindness: Self-esteem: PBA deposits: PBA Withdrawal: Honesty: Think of your own life recently. What are some deposits you have made? What are some withdrawals you made? Describe them using details. Deposits Withdrawals Habit 1: Be Proactive Define the following terms directly from the book: Proactive: Reactive: Change Agent: Can-do People: No-can-do People: Self-awareness: Willpower: Victimus virus: Circle of Control: Describe a time when you were proactive. What were the effects of your proactive actions? Describe a time when you were reactive. What were the effects of your reactive actions? Habit 2: Begin with the End in Mind Define the following terms: Personal Mission Statement: The Brain Dump: The Big Lazy: What are the five keys to goal setting? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Negative Labels: The Retreat: Wrong Wall: What do you want to accomplish? Create a goal for yourself for… August of this year: The end of freshmen year: The end of high school: Habit 3: Put First Things First Define the following terms: Procrastinator: Prioritizer: Yes-man: Slacker: Comfort Zone: Courage Zone: Priorities: Willpower: What are the three steps to planning weekly? 1. 2. 3. Part Two: The Public Victory What is a public victory? How is it different from the private victory? What is a relationship bank account? Choose one of your relationships. It can be with a parent, sibling, or friend. Then identify several deposits and withdrawals that you have made lately. Be specific. This RBA is about my relationship with: Deposits Withdrawals Habit 4: Think Win-Win Define the following terms directly from your book: Win-Lose: Lose-Win: Win-Win: Tumor Twins: Lose-Lose: Select a word of your choice from this chapter that you did not know: Reflect: Provide a real life example from your experiences of a Win-Win situation. Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood Define the following terms directly from your book: Spacing Out: Pretend Listening: Selective Listening: Word Listening: Self-centered Listening: Mimicking: Mirroring: Genuine Listening: Select a word of your choice from this chapter that you did not know: Habit 6: Synergize Define the following terms directly from your book: Shunner’s profile: Tolerator’s profile: Celebrator’s profile: Diversity: Minority: Linguistic: Logical/mathematical: Bodily/kinesthetic: Spatial: Musical: Interpersonal: Intrapersonal: Prejudice: Ignorance: Cliques: Stereotypes: Labels: Teamwork: Synergy: Plodders: Innovators: Followers: Harmonizers: Show-offs: In what parts of your life do you already synergize? Provide three examples from your personal or school life. Part Four: Renewal Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw Explain each of the following dimensions: Physical dimension: Mental dimension: Emotional dimension: Spiritual dimension: Explain three ways you can sharpen the saw this school year while you’re working so hard: Keep Hope Alive! What is the main idea or main message from this section of text? Explain in a few sentences. *Make sure this packet is complete—it is your first major grade of the school year and will be required for your first binder check of the year! * We are looking forward to meeting you!