Perseverance - Students 2

Foundational

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Student Activity Sheet A

Directions: In the space below list activities that are hard for you or ones that make you want to give up.

What can you do when things get hard and you are tempted to quit?

Student Activity Sheet B

Directions: Write about a time you were faced with something hard and didn’t give up. How did you feel when you persevered and completed the task?

Student Activity Sheet C

Directions: Think about the script read/played for the class and complete the questions below.

1. Who are the characters in this script?

2. How was Anya feeling?

3. What was Anya frustrated with?

4. How did Tori help Anya?

Student Activity Sheet D

Directions: In the scripts below, circle in purple two nouns that name a person and one noun that names a place. Circle in red two verbs. Underline the contractions.

Remember:

A noun names a person, place, thing, or idea.

A verb names describe an action, state, or occurrence.

A contraction is a word made from shortening or combining two words.

Example script demonstrating perseverance:
Tori: Hi Anya, how are you today?
Anya: I’m getting really frustrated with this math assignment. It’s really hard.
Tori: You are great at math. I know you can do it.
Anya: Thanks! I think if I stick with it I can get it finished.

Example script not demonstrating perseverance:
Tori: Hi Anya, how are you today?
Anya: I’m getting really frustrated with this math assignment. It’s really hard.
Tori: You are great at math. I know you can do it.
Anya: No I can’t! I quit!

Student Topic Checkout

Directions: Read the statement and check or circle true or false.

1. Perseverance means the ability to get through difficult tasks without giving up.

2. When things are hard, it's ok to give up?

3. Perseverance is not an important trait to have?

4. Perseverance will help you be successful in life?