Read the story The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires. If you do not have a copy, you can watch a read aloud video of it. After reading (or listening) to the story, ask students the following questions:

  • What happened when the girl discovered her thing wasn’t magnificent?
  • What did the girl realize when she was on a walk?
  • How did the girl create a magnificent thing? What led her to success?

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to explain the difference between a growth and fixed mindset as well as be able to practice having a growth mindset. They will read a story, work in groups, and put on a skit.

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