What are the Habits of the Mind?


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1. 'Sticking to the task at hand' best describes which of the 16 habits?

2. Which of the following is NOT one of the habits of the mind?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Sixteen habits that encourage life success are the subject of this quiz and worksheet. You will have to identify examples of these habits and understand the back-story to score well on this quiz/worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments discuss the following topics:

  • The definition of 'habits of the mind'
  • One of the sixteen habits that is characterized by 'sticking to the task at hand'
  • A habit characterized by 'welcoming new information'
  • The developer(s) of 'habits of the mind'

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw the most relevant information from the related lesson on habits of the mind
  • Information recall - access your understanding of the person(s) behind this concept
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to recognize examples of certain habits
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define 'habits of the mind'

Additional Learning

To find out more about ways to overcome life's challenges, check out our lesson named, What are the Habits of the Mind? You will most likely come away with a deeper understanding of many concepts, including:

  • Goals of the educators who developed the 'habits of the mind'
  • How to become an effective problem solver
  • Using your five senses to store information for the long term
  • Becoming a contributing member of a group