Activity Overview

At times, we can be over-critical of ourselves. We may harp on our imperfections, forgetting about the already existing good qualities. This activity will have students make positive affirmations for themselves. By creating five or more affirmations, students will have to think about more than just surface characteristics.

You may find that students have trouble listing five good things about themselves. This is a troubling reality, but is exactly the reason why this topic is important to cover. It shouldn’t be hard to talk positively about yourself. If a student is struggling, a good idea is to tell them what you like about them as a student (class participation, good listener, hard worker, etc.). Students should also be encouraged to think about their hobbies and why they stick with them!

Template and Class Instructions

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Student Instructions

Demonstrate your understanding of positive self concept by creating five or more positive affirmations for yourself in a storyboard.

  1. Click "Start Assignment".
  2. Use the "Add Cells" button to create five or more cells.
  3. In each cell, create an image of what you like about yourself.
  4. Each cell should be different and contain a short blurb describing what is good about you.
  5. Save often!

Lesson Plan Reference

Grade Level 6-12

Difficulty Level 1 (Introducing / Reinforcing)

Type of Assignment Individual


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