Presentation on theme: "My Academic Goal (sample)"— Presentation transcript:
1 My Academic Goal (sample) For the ______School Year,I plan to accomplish…GOAL: I will be able to write a full essay in one sitting. In other words, I should be able to write five paragraphs straight, without a break!Ways I will make this happen …I will write my first draft in the “no fear” method.I will choose topics carefully so I am motivated to write more.I will proofread my work before handing it in. (revise & edit later)Signed ___________________________ period ____ date _______
2 My Academic Goal For the _______ School Year, I plan to accomplish… I’ll make this happen by…Signed ______________________________ period ____ date _________
3 My Academic Goal - Directions: 1. Choose school-related things you hope to focus on throughout your 7th grade year.
4 My Academic Goal - Directions: 2. Create VISUAL proof that you are dedicated to this goal.
5 My Academic Goal - Directions: 3. Make your goal public!Prepare your goal to be displayed: bulletin board quality is required!
6 “My Academic Goal” Options: a. Power Point slide- printed,mounted on construction paperb. Poster using paints, markers, orcolored pencils(8 x 11 typing paper or bigger)c. Word Art used on a typed document,d. A style of your own– getMrs. Pavloski’s approval before starting
7 Ideas for Academic Goal: Improve Language Arts Skills *reading: speed and comprehension; number of books to read on your own this year; reading test scores; read for fun every day…*writing: keep a private journal; writing test scores (6 Traits); write a short story on my own; take good notes in other classes; no more fragments!*speaking: talk more in class (shy); talk less in class (disruptive); opt to do oral book reports; participate in the Poetry Slam in May!*listening: listen more / talk less- in class, with friends, in sports; improve memory skills from better listening; don’t interrupt others or put down others’ ideas.Improve Character Skills:*participate in sports, forensics, music, etc. ; be a team leader; publicly support others’ good choices; attend school events; praise more, criticize less!