The Power of Yet - Students 2

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Student Activity Sheet A

Directions: Complete the statements below.

1. I cannot yet

2. I can accomplish this goal by

Student Activity Sheet B

Directions: Create one comic strip showing the Power of YET. Create one comic strip that does not demonstrate the Power of YET.

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. What can Donny not do yet?

3. Who encourages Donny?

4. How do you think Donny feels that he can’t run fast yet?

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 an adjective.

Remember:

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

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

An adjective is a word that describes a noun.

Example script demonstrating the Power of Yet appropriately:
Donny: Wow Officer Dave, you can run really fast. I can’t run that fast.
Officer Dave: What do you mean you can’t run that fast? You should say I can’t run that fast yet.
Donny: You’re right! I can’t run that fast yet. If I keep trying I know I can improve.

Example script demonstrating a fixed mindset:
Donny: Wow Officer Dave, you can run really fast. I can’t run that fast.
Officer Dave: What do you mean you can’t run that fast? You should say I can’t run that fast yet.
Donny: It doesn’t matter I will never be able to run fast. I’m just too slow.

Student Lesson Review Sheet

Directions: Complete the questions

1. How can you improve the statement “I can’t do it?”

2. How can the word yet improve your mindset?