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Grades 10/11: Goal setting

Teach students the importance of setting goals to help make dreams tangible and achievable.

Time frame: 45 min

Learning objectives for students:

  • the importance of setting SMART (specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, time-framed) goals

Lesson outline:

  • facilitator introduction
  • topic introduction
  • activity
  • Q&A/closing


  • SMART Goal Snapshot worksheet — helps students set goals


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We will provide a CPA volunteer to lead the session with a prepared presentation, activities, handouts and worksheets. Note: If more than one session is needed, please fill out a second form and submit.

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