Growth Mindset Lesson Plan

Instructor: Josh Corbat

Josh has taught Earth Science and Physical Science at the High School level and holds a Master of Education degree from UNC-Chapel Hill.

Use this lesson plan to introduce students to the idea of a growth mindset. Students will watch a video lesson, discuss key pieces of information, discuss how the growth mindset can affect them personally, and do a short journal activity.

Learning Objectives

After this lesson, students will be able to:

  • define fixed and growth mindset.
  • describe how the growth mindset can benefit them in their daily lives.

Length

60-90 minutes

Curriculum Standards

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.2

Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.4

Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

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