Lesson Plan

Time Management

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As eighth-graders move on to high school, strong time management skills become critical. As part of a career Planning & Management unit, scholars learn how to analyze their time and consider how their choices impact their ability to achieve their goals.

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Instructional Ideas
  • The directions for how to compute the average times for activities may confuse some learners; therefore, model for the class how to compute the average time spent on each weekday and each weekend activity
  • Assign the timesheet a week before conducting the lesson so that class members have their data for the activity
  • Add to the chart time spent on phones and playing online games
Classroom Considerations
  • Designed for eighth-graders but appropriate for high schoolers as well
  • Requires copies of the "How I Spend My Time" worksheet
Pros
  • The lesson causes participants to reflect on the importance of prioritizing goals that are important to them
Cons
  • None