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Personal choices provide the context to map challenge responses


Essential Questions allow students to keep the main idea in mind. They can provide the motivation to keep asking, learning, and being curious, in pursuit of answers to big questions. Start each lesson in this session referring back to your essential question.

Use one of the following Essential Questions to guide this Lesson:

  • What do I have control over?
  • How might our focus influence the outcome of a situation?
  • How can I manage stress?
  • What does it take to get through a hard situation?