Growth Mindset - Student 3

Continued Growth

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Student Activity Sheet A

Directions: Fill in the blanks with a word from the word bank. Each word can only be used once.

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1. Through effort and effective strategies, you develop your level of intelligence.

2. People with a mindset believe their intelligence is fixed at birth and they can’t do much to change it.

3. People with a mindset believe their talents, abilities, and intelligence can be developed in different ways.

4. The is like a muscle. It changes and grows in response to what we do.

5. The harder we work using helpful strategies, and the more challenges we face, the and the brain becomes.

6. The brain is made up of cells called .

7. As we learn the number of connections between our neurons also grows. These connections help to make us smarter. Scientists call this .

8. Students with a growth mindset view challenges and mistakes as to become smarter.

Student Activity Sheet B

Directions: Think of a time when you experienced a growth mindset. Did the power of words help you? Write about it.

Student Activity Sheet C

Directions: Write a letter to a younger student explaining growth mindset. Be sure to include the importance of having a growth mindset and how the power of words can help.

Student Topic Checkout

Directions: Describe how mistakes and challenges help us grow our brains. Use complete sentences.