Presentation on theme: "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,"— Presentation transcript:
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 _______
My Academic Goal For the _______ School Year, I plan to accomplish… GOAL: I’ll make this happen by… Signed ______________________________ period ____ date _________
My Academic Goal - Directions: 1. Choose school-related things you hope to focus on throughout your 7 th grade year.
My Academic Goal - Directions: 2. Create VISUAL proof that you are dedicated to this goal.
My Academic Goal - Directions: 3. Make your goal public! Prepare your goal to be displayed: bulletin board quality is required!
“My Academic Goal” Options: a. Power Point slide- printed, mounted on construction paper b. Poster using paints, markers, or colored pencils (8 x 11 typing paper or bigger) c. Word Art used on a typed document, mounted on construction paper d. A style of your own– get Mrs. Pavloski’s approval before starting
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!