4 Goal Setting Goals are necessary for success. Goals can be short term, such as completing a course, or long term, such as going to college.goalSomething one wants to achieve or accomplish.4
5 Goal SettingSometimes a short-term goal can help you achieve a long-term goal.short-term goalA goal that can be reached quickly, perhaps in a few days or weeks.long-term goalA goal that may take months or even years to reach.
6 Goal Setting Goals should be: realistic. specific. challenging. active.thought-out.flexible.
7 Achieve Goals To achieve a goal, develop a plan to reach it. Determine what resources you need to reach your goal.A positive attitude:helps you do your best.inspires you.helps you tackle difficult jobs.attitudeThe way one feels about something.7
8 Achieve Goals Setting priorities often means making trade-offs. Both successful and disappointing experiences can help you grow and develop.trade-offSomething that one gives up in order to get something else.Think of a disappointing experience that you had. How did it help you grow and develop?8
9 Achieve GoalsWhen you achieve a goal, your self-worth improves and you want to set new goals.When you know what went wrong, you can improve your chances for success next time.9
10 Section 6.2 Decisions You make decisions every day. Decisions can be big or small.Making responsible decisions now can have a positive impact on your future.
11 Content Vocabulary Academic Vocabulary decision alternative proactive consequenceoutcomeintegrity
12 Decision Making You will make decisions every day of your life. Something that one chooses or makes up one’s mind about after thinking over all possible choices.12
13 Decision Making Give an example of each type of decision. Decision TypePossible ExampleEveryday decisionwhat to wearwhich courses to take in schoolDecisions with long-term effectsDecisions that become habitsbrushing your teethLife-changing decisionswhether or not to attend college
14 Decision Making Decisions are made in different ways: planned default impulseemotionalresistance
15 Decision MakingLook for alternatives to help you make the best choice.You are more likely to make good decisions if you are proactive.alternativeA choice between two or more different things or actions.proactiveThinking ahead about possible decisions or problems and taking action right away.15
16 Decision MakingIdentify the five steps in the decision-making process.StepDescriptionStep 1Identify the problem.Step 2Consider the alternatives.Step 3Choose the best alternative.Step 4Act on it.Step 5Evaluate the decision.
17 Make Responsible Decisions Use good timing and consider consequences when making decisions.Responsible decision making gives you control over your life.consequenceThe result of a choice.17
18 Make Responsible Decisions Be willing to make mistakes, and seek advice when needed.Accept responsibility for your decisions.You show integrity when you admit your mistakes.integritySticking to a code of moral values; honor and truthfulness.18
19 Chapter Summary Section 6.1 Goals A goal is something you want to achieve.You need to make sure that goals are realistic.Goal setting requires planning and a positive attitude.Some goals will be more important to you than others.As you experience success in reaching your goals, you can feel good about yourself.If you do not achieve a goal, you can learn from the experience and improve your skills for the next goal.19
20 Chapter Summary Section 6.2 Decisions Decision making is an important part of daily life.Sometimes you make decisions by responding to something that has happened.Other times you make decisions based on what you have already planned or considered.The decisions you make now can affect the choices you have in the future.Learning to make responsible decisions can give you a sense of control over your life.20
21 ReviewDo you remember the vocabulary terms from this chapter? Use the following slides to check your knowledge of the definitions.The slides in this section include both English and Spanish terms and definitions.Start
22 Something one wants to achieve or accomplish. goalobjetivoSomething one wants to achieve or accomplish.Algo que uno quiere conseguir o lograr.Show Definition
23 A goal that may take months or even years to reach. long-term goalobjetivo a largo plazoA goal that may take months or even years to reach.Una meta que puede tomar meses o incluso años para alcanzarse.Show Definition
24 A goal that can be reached quickly, perhaps in a few days or weeks. short-term goalobjetivo a corto plazoA goal that can be reached quickly, perhaps in a few days or weeks.Una meta a la que se puede llegar rápidamente, quizás en unos pocos días o semanas.Show Definition
25 The way one feels about something. attitudeactitudThe way one feels about something.La manera en que uno se siente acerca de algo.Show Definition
26 Something ranked high in importance. priorityprioridadSomething ranked high in importance.Algo que se considera muy importante.Show Definition
27 Something that one gives up in order to get something else. trade-offconcesión mútuaSomething that one gives up in order to get something else.Algo que uno concede con el fin de obtener otra cosa.Show Definition
28 decisiondecisiónSomething that one chooses or makes up one’s mind about after thinking over all possible choices.Algo que uno elige o resuelve después de pensar acerca de todas las opciones posibles.Show Definition
29 A choice between two or more different things or actions. alternativealternativaA choice between two or more different things or actions.Una opción entre dos o más cosas o acciones.Show Definition
30 proactiveproactivoThinking ahead about possible decisions or problems and taking action right away.Que piensa por adelantado en decisiones o problemas posibles y toma medidas de inmediato.Show Definition
31 El resultado de una decisión. consequenceconsecuenciaThe result of a choice.El resultado de una decisión.Show Definition
32 The value of something measured by its qualities. worthvaloraciónThe value of something measured by its qualities.El valor que algo tiene por sus cualidades.Show Definition
33 To bring about a result by effort; to succeed in reaching; to achieve. accomplishlograrTo bring about a result by effort; to succeed in reaching; to achieve.Conseguir un resultado con esfuerzo; tener éxito en alcanzar un objetivo; alcanzar.Show Definition
34 Something that follows as a result or consequence. outcomeresultadoSomething that follows as a result or consequence.Algo que ocurre como un efecto o consecuencia.Show Definition
35 Sticking to a code of moral values; honor and truthfulness. integrityintegridadSticking to a code of moral values; honor and truthfulness.Apegarse a un código de valores morales; honor y veracidad.Show Definition
36 Goals and Decision Making End ofChapter 6Goals and Decision Making