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October 2012

 ENRICHMENT:  In order to find the enrichment assignment, go to the webfolder tab and then find your class.  Look for the document that is called 'Enrichment' and follow those directions. 





TheSeven Habits of Mind of Highly Successful Teenagers 

The Private Victory


1.     Be Proactive

a.     If I plan to learn, I must learn to plan

b.     “Whether I succeed or fail shall be no man’s doing but my own.”  Elaine Maxwell


2.     Begin with the end in mind

a.     Control your own destiny or someone else will

b.     “Carpe Diem.  Seize the day… Make your lives extraordinary!”  Dead Poets Society


3.     Put first things first

a.     Prioritize, don’t procrastinate

b.     “I watched the Indy 500, and I was thinking that if they had left earlier, they wouldn’t have to go so fast.”  Steven Wright


The Public Victory


4.     Think win-win

a.     Everyone can come out on top

b.     “The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win, you’re still a rat.”  Lily Tomlin


5.     Seek first to understand, then to be understood

a.     Listen actively

b.     “Listen or your tongue will make you deaf.”  Native American Proverb


6.     Synergize

a.     Teamwork

b.     Finding new, better solutions

c.      Being open-minded

d.     “Alone we can do so little, together, we can do so much.”  Helen Keller




7.     Sharpen the saw

a.     Renew yourself; mind, body, heart and soul

b.     “The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.”  John F. Kennedy
















































































































































































































































































































































































































































































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