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American Dream

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Serena Sinclair

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Transcript of American Dream

The Goal . . . You Choose
Physician
Dentist
Chef
Coffee House Owner
Musician
Teacher
Ranch Owner
Architect
Artist
Family
Olympic Medalist
University
Veterinarian
Soccer
Home
Football Coach
Pastor
Community
What goals will help me
accomplish my dream?
Goal 1. _____________
Goal 2. _____________
Bilingual
Interpreter
My American Dream is to
be an excellent musician.
Goal 1) take lessons
from a musician
Goal 2) practice
90 minutes every day
Goal 3) study music/theory
at the university level
Dream
Believe
Goals
Succeed
Define the American Dream
In my estimation, I believe the American Dream is . . .
The American Dream is rooted in the Declaration of Independence.
"All men are created equal" with the with the right to "Life, Liberty and pursuit of Happiness."
The origin or beginning of the American Dream began with . . .
Record answer in the student packet.
Pair Share answers

Has the American Dream changed in the past 100 years?
the right to happiness, health and success, plus the right to share this dream with family and friends.
How?
Persevere
DIGNITY is a
noun.
DIGNITY: the quality of being
worthy of
respect
and
honor
.
Spanish Word: la dignidad
Synonyms: self-respect, self-worth
As a world leader, Pope Francis possesses
dignity
and honor.
Record the Learning Goals

GOALS

have

Deadlines
My American Dream is ...
_____________________.
Respectfully caring for the elderly gives them the
dignity
they deserve.
Happy Wednesday!!
Sentence Frame
:
In my opinion setting goals . . .
________________________________________________.
My American Dream is
________________________________
________________________________
________________________________.
Essential Question: how do goals motivate a person to achieve their dream?
American Dream Theme
theme reveals a basic truth about our lives and human experience
theme is not one word
theme controls the dialogue and action in a story
Teacher example
CLUE,
use a highlighter to compare the similarities of character dream, effect of dream, and what prevented the dream
Steinbeck's American Dream
GOAL: the object of a person's ambition or effort.
Example: Going to law school has become the most important goal in my life.
DREAM: an idea or vision that is
created in your imagination. Therefore it is not real. Or, something you have wanted to do, be, or have.
Compare the definitions of
Goals and Dreams.
Based on these definitions, how does a dream differ from a goal?
College Graduate
Scientist
Responsibility: a duty or task that you are required or expected to do.
Pair share an example
Accountability: the obligation or willingness to accept responsibility for one's actions.
What is the difference between the two concepts?
When responsibility and accountability are weekly habits, my goals are reachable.
Accountability, responsibility
Dreams, goals
Write a paragraph as exit ticket
State Your Dream; state your Goal

How can you be responsible
and accountable to your goal.
EXIT TICKET paragraph
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