The Thing Lou Couldn’t Do growth mindset and goals setting themed reading comprehension and writing unit focuses on the comprehension skills of asking and answering questions while reviewing character, setting, problem and solution, text connections and retell, using the mentor text “The Thing Lou Couldn’t Do” by Ashley Spires. This goal-setting and growth mindset unit focuses on the importance of perseverance, hard work, a positive mindset, and celebration when setting and working towards goals. Also perfect for social-emotional learning lessons.
The Thing Lou Couldn’t Do unit includes:
- writing prompts
- graphic organizers
- story element posters
- anchor chart headers
- focused worksheets using mentor texts to deepen understanding of the story elements
- book talk questions
- parent connect
- lesson plan ideas and more!
Perfect for guided reading in the classroom. Learn all about what it takes to reach our goals alongside important story elements helping you to focus your reading time.
Read more about this unit and download a goal-setting freebie in my blog post: Encouraging a Growth Mindset for Kids
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