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Lesson Plan 1: Aim at Progress, Not Perfection

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Life isn’t about perfection. This lesson will help students accept that they don’t need to do everything perfectly and understand that practice produces progress.

Grade level: K - 2 

Prep time: 10 min

Lesson duration: 30 min + Optional Extension Activity (10 min)

Learning outcomes:

  • Recognize that being good at something does not mean you have to be perfect at it.
  • Identify that you can improve at something by practicing.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the fact that imperfect things are still valuable.

Lesson includes:

  • Activate, Acquire, and Apply Activities 

Reading Comprehension Questions include:

  • Why did Ramon crumple up his drawing?
  • Like Ramon, have you ever stopped doing something you enjoy because you started to think you were not good at it? Or because you couldn’t do it “right” or perfectly? 

Materials required (not included)

  • Ish by Peter H. Reynolds
  • Scarves for juggling
  • Vase with flowers (fake or real)
  • Paper, crayons or pencil crayons

NB: Purchase includes access to downloadable resources for 6 months.