Journal #14

From your life plan in Journal Entry 9, copy one of your most important and challenging short-term goals from your role as a student.

I plan to work hard in all of my classes to get straight A’s by the end of the semester.

Write and complete the following sentence stem five or more times.

I WOULD MOVE STEADILY TOWARD THIS GOAL IF EVERY DAY I…….

 

  1. 1.       I WOULD MOVE STEADILY TOWARD THIS GOAL IF EVERY DAY I…….

Stay after school every day for algebra help.

  1. 2.       I WOULD MOVE STEADILY TOWARD THIS GOAL IF EVERY DAY I…….

Ask questions in class

  1. 3.       I WOULD MOVE STEADILY TOWARD THIS GOAL IF EVERY DAY I…….

Always took notes.

  1. 4.       I WOULD MOVE STEADILY TOWARD THIS GOAL IF EVERY DAY I…….

Always asked what I could correct on assignments.

  1. 5.       I WOULD MOVE STEADILY TOWARD THIS GOAL IF EVERY DAY I…….

Use class time wisely.

 

On s separate page in your journal, create a 32-Day Commitment Form or attach a photocopy of the one on page 149. Complete the sentence at the top of the form with ONE action from your list in step 2.

                Because I know that this commitment will keep me on course to my goal, I promise myself that every day for the next 32 days I will take the following action:

I will use all of my class time wisely to ask questions and get the help I need.

 

Write your thoughts and feelings as you begin your thirty-two-day commitment.

I am trying to figure out how I am going to stay strong to this commitment. It will be difficult to make myself always be productive in my classes but reminding myself of my long term goal will help me a lot. I have never achieved straight A’s before in my life so this will be an accomplishment on multiple levels. I believe that if I stay true to my thirty-two day committment I will achieve my ultimate goal of receiving straight A’s.

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