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Perseverance 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 teach students about perseverance. Students will read a text lesson, discuss famous examples of perseverance, and create a poster commemorating a famous figure that persevered in some way.

Learning Objectives

After this lesson, students will be able to:

  • define perseverance
  • identify various examples of perseverance in their own and others' lives

Length

30-60 minutes

Materials

Curriculum Standards

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.8.4

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.8.2.A

Introduce a topic clearly, previewing what is to follow; organize ideas, concepts, and information into broader categories; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., charts, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.

Key Vocabulary

  • Perseverance
  • Thomas Edison
  • Richard Nixon
  • Harland Sanders
  • Michael Phelps

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