Class Summary - As part of our personality unit, we are using the 5 central personality traits to categorize Chris Garner (the main character) in the movie Pursuit of Happyness. Students should be keeping notes of examples for each personality category as they follow Chris Garner as he tries to achieve his goal.
Homework - Organize Notes From Today's Portion of the Movie
Objectives - Students will assess personality, goal setting and decision making.
National Health Standards- Standard 1 - Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention (analyze characteristics of a mentally and emotionally healthy person, analyze the interrelationship of physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual health, summarize characteristics of someone who has self respect, analyze models of healthy relationships) Standard 2 - Students will be able to analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology, and other factors on mental and emotional health (explain how socioeconomic influences effect mental and emotional health, analyze how personal values and feelings influence choices) Standard 5 Demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to promote mental and emotional health (Analyze how mental and emotional health affects decision-making) Standard 6 - Students will be able to demonstrate the ability to set personal goals to improve mental and emotional health, take steps to achieve these goals and monitor their progress in achieving them (Demonstrate the ability to set goals for the future, monitor progress on attaining goals to be successful in the future)