For this lesson, we will breaking apart the class into four groups. The mini lesson will be provided to a 1/4 of the group every 10 minutes. The facilitator, aka teacher, will showcase the five key components from the book Mindset, by Carol Dewk. The video below will show case what the mini lesson can look like. For a copy of the Keynote, click here.
Watch the video below to get a quick glimpse of what the mini lesson would look like with your classroom or professional development workshop.
A 1/4 of the class will be starting out in the Independent activity. The students can read the articles together or by themselves depending on their lexile levels. If you have low readers, record yourself reading the articles so the students can listen to the content. Once the students have finished reading about growth and fixed mindset, have them take a mindset quiz. (Again, for lower leveled readers, record yourself reading the questions and/or have the students read the questions together)
After 10 minutes, the students will rotate to the Digital Content activity. (Checklist can be found in the lesson plan template. Click here to get your copy)
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A 1/4 of the class will be working on digital content. They will be watching videos on how the brain works as well as understanding the difference between growth and fixed mindset.
The students will click on the provided YouTube playlist found in the Lesson Plan when they reach this activity. After 10 minutes, the students will rotate to the 4C's Activity.
Click here to get a copy of the lesson plan and the YouTube Mindset Playlist.
A 1/4 of the class will start out in the 4C's activity. The students will first sort the growth and fixed mindset phrases. The students will complete this activity in groups of two or three.
After the phrases have been sorted, the students will the dice to see what they have to create with that phrase. See the video below to understand how the 4C's activity will work. Click here to get your copy of the App Dice
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