Class Meetings: March 4th - 8th

Grit & Determination

Monday March 4th

What's Important to You?


Tell students that we will be discussing grit this month. Part of this discussion needs to include knowing what's important to us. What's worth trying for again and again for each of them?


Discussion Question:

What is a long term goal that you have that is worth working hard on?

Tuesday March 5th

Grit Intro


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Wednesday March 6th

Persistence


Listen to the following audio clip with your class.


Discussion Question: (3rd - 5th) Why was Abraham Lincoln's grit so important for our country?

Discussion Question: (Kinder - 2nd) How did Abraham Lincoln, our 16th President of the United States, teach us that we should have grit and not give up?

Thursday March 7th

Determination


Watch the video clip below with your students.


Discussion Questions:

1. Why would it have been easier to give up?

2. Even though he's the last one finished, why should he be proud of finishing this race?

Friday March 8th:

Team Building



Categories

Group size: Minimum 10

What it is: The facilitator calls out categories ,and participants have to arrange themselves according to that category.

Why it’s great for kids: This is a fun and easy way to kids to get to know each other better and it helps to encourage good communication.

Ana Travis

School Counselor

Sonntag Elementary