Goal Setting

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Goals Essay Outline

This essay is part of the Rainier HS portfolio, which is a graduation requirement. This essay will receive both an English class grade (using the 6-traits rubric) and a completion score in Advisory. When you have completed this essay, you will need to share it through your Google drive with both your advisory teacher and myself. Use this outline to guide your essay.

#1 Introductory Paragraph *There will be at least 2 sentences in this paragraph.
Why is it important for you to set goals?
What type of goals will you address in this essay?

#2 Academic Goals Paragraph *There will be at least 9 sentences in this paragraph. Short Term Academic Goal: What is your SMART goal? How is the goal achievable?
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What will the process be to complete this goal? How will you know that you have accomplished this goal? Transition: How will your personal goals help you?

#5 Conclusion Paragraph *There will be at least 4 sentences in this paragraph. Discuss the importance of your goals. What will you gain personally by completing these goals (discuss each type)?

**The final draft must be typed, in size-12 Times New Roman font, and double-spaced.
SMART Goals Writing Worksheet

Your goals should be SMART in order to be meaningful and achievable. This worksheet is designed to help you be smart about developing goals.

SMART Goal Criteria S – Specific and clear: What is your goal? M – Measurable: How will you measure this goal? A – Attainable and realistic: How will you attain this goal? R – Related to achievement: How will you know that you have achieved this goal? T – Timely: What is the realistic time frame to reach this goal?

You will have two goals for each type. You will discuss three types of goals: 1. Academic Goals: a. SHORT Term Goal = accomplished within a few months to a year.

LONG Term Goal = accomplished within 1 to 5 years.
SHORT Term Goal = accomplished within a few months to a year.

LONG Term Goal = accomplished within 1 to 5 years.
Short Term Academic Goal b. Long Term Academic Goal 2. Career Goals: c. Short Term Career Goal d. Long Term Career Goal 3. Personal Goals: e. Short

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