Think Before You Start - Discuss

Who do you think is ‘successful’? What did they do to get there?

What personality traits do you have to show to be successful?

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Quick-Fire Questions

What does success mean to you, and why?

How do you measure success?

Does it matter if you do not always succeed, and why?

Choose someone who is successful and describe why you think they are successful.

Key Words -
Can you use them in a sentence?

Success: achieving and accomplishing an aim, objective, desired visions and planned goals.

Achievement: something that has been completed through effort and hard work.

Be The Teacher -
Fix this broken sentence!

Sucess usually requires alot of hard work, may be a little luck and the ability to carry on even when things get though

Stretch Yourself...

Write a diary entry from the point of view of someone you think is successful.

Go Create...

Create a map to success for a classmate. Pick three things in life they could aim to be successful in. How will they get there? What does you classmate think of your plan for them?

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