Personal Goal Setting: Definition & Ideas


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What does the SMART Goal Theory stand for?

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1. What is a short-term goal?

2. What is a long-term goal?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are different types of goals, and this quiz and worksheet will help you understand each. You'll also learn about the SMART Goal Theory, an effective method for setting short-term goals and achieving them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will assess your understanding of:

  • Short-term goals
  • Long-term goals
  • SMART Goal Theory
  • Visual/tangible motivation

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet tests students on the following skills:

  • Distinguishing differences - differentiate between long- and short-term goals
  • Defining concepts - ensure that you can accurately describe the SMART Goal Theory
  • Making connections - understand the link between setting short-term goals to achieve long-term goals

Additional Learning

To learn more about the importance of goals, review the accompanying lesson on Creating Personal Goals. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define the type of goal
  • Understand how to use the SMART Goal Theory
  • Know the benefits of visual reminders
  • Understand the importance of setting objectives to reach goals