Goal Setting - Lesson Plans, Worksheets & Activities For Kids and Students

Without goals, it is hard to get anything accomplished. When you set them, you have something to work towards and a sense of purpose. However, just setting is'nt enough. You must learn how to choose them wisely, keeping them realistic, and focus on the strategies that will help you succeed in reaching them.

In this section you will find everything you need to set good goals and the tools to help you experience success. The lessons focus on the process of choosing one, and turning it into a better one in considerations of short-term and long-term aspects. Worksheets, discussion questions and simple exercises help you take the advice and apply it directly to the goals you want to set.

While many of these lessons may speak to pre-teens and teenagers, they are designed for anyone who wants to learn how to set realistic goals and see them turn successfully into reality.
How to Choose a Goal
How to Choose a Gaol Setting goals is important, but sometimes it is hard to decide which one to set. This lesson will take you through the steps to help you figure out what it is you want to accomplish and keeping it relevant and meaningful.

You will complete short exercises and fill out worksheets designed to get you to think about your future and what it will take to get to the place you really want to be.
Short-Term vs. Long-Term
Short term vs. long term goals There are two main types of goals: Short-term and long-term. This lesson introduces you to the difference between these two types.

It also provides you with relevant worksheets and short exercises to help you practice this subject in the context of your own life.
Keeping It Realistic
How to set realistic goals It is good to strive for excellence, but to protect yourself from unnecessary disappointments you should keep things realistic.

In this section you will find exercises and worksheets that will help you set goals that are specific, measurable, and have a set of timeframe.
How to Reach Your Goals
How to reach your goals After you learned how to choose, define and set realistic goals, this lesson provides you with tips and tricks to help you reach them and experience success. This is the place to put in efforts and some good determination.

These worksheets and exercises will make the process seem less stressful and keep you on track whether what you want to reach will take a few days, a few weeks, a few months or even a few years to complete.