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Students create long-term “Goal Clocks” in this lesson
P.E. & Health
Title – Goal Clocks
By – Catelin Welch
Primary Subject - PE & Health
Secondary Subject –
Grade Level – 4
Texas Essential Knowledge & Skills Standards:
- Health Education 11A – explain the importance of seeking guidance from parents and other trusted adults in making healthy decisions and solving problems
- Health Education 11B – explain the advantages of setting short and long-term goals.
- Health Education 11C – describe the importance of parental guidance and other trusted adults in goal setting.
- By the end of the lesson, the student will have drawn at least three goals for each section of their clocks.
- By the end of the lesson, the student will be able to recognize what a goal is.
- By the end of the lesson, the student will have established at least three goals.
- Paper plates
- Markers, colored pencils, or crayons
- Create an example.
Introduction to lesson:
- Have the students clear their desks.
- Ask questions about what they know about goals like…
- “What is a goal?
- What is the difference between a short term goal and a long term goal? Give me examples.
- Why do people set goals?”
- Pull out your example of the paper plate.
- Explain what your goals are and how you’re going to reach them
- It is suppose to look like a clock
- Hours 12 – 3 is the rest of the school year (ex. 4th)
- Hours 3 – 6 is the next school year (ex. 5th)
- Hours 6 – 9 is the school year after next (ex. 6th)
- Hours 9 – 12 is the school year after that (ex. 7th)
- Have them use a ruler to draw a line through the middle of the plate “hotdog style” and “hamburger style.”
- The students are suppose to draw at least three goals for each section of the clock.
- Have them write a brief summary of their goals for each section.
- Have the students color their clocks.
- Walk around and make sure all of the students know what to do.
- When they are done with their clocks, have them clean up their area.
- Ask for volunteers to share their plate with the class.
- Have the students share their plates and them hang them on the wall as classroom decoration. At the end of the year, see if they have reached their goals.
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