GRIT: THE POWER OF PASSION AND PERSEVERANCE by Angela Lee Duckworth
Step 1: Read and annotate the article. Answer comprehension questions showing ability to read to understand.
Step 2: Define Grit in your own words. Use synonyms and list characteristics on the graphic organizer. Provide statements or draw pictures as examples of someone with grit versus non-examples showing a lack of grit.
Step 3: Listen to video of the speech presented in the article. The link is attached and can be found under the "Helpful Resources" section of this page.
Step 4: Respond to the following short answer question using the R.A.C.E. strategy to cite evidence in support of response:
In the context of the text, what should be the goal of education? How do you think Duckworth's findings can be used to promote greater academic success in students? Cite examples from the text, your own experience as a stuent and other stories from art, literature or history in your answer.