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CONTENT OBJECTIVE SWBAT: - understand what it means to be proactive and reactive. LANGUAGE OBJECTIVE SWBAT: - create a word map for the term proactive. - demonstrate what it means to be proactive by writing proactive statements. 1
PROACTIVE Definition • Acting in advance to deal with an expected situation Synonyms • Prepare • Plan Antonym • Reactive
CAN DO!!! Attitude • Take INITIATIVE • LOOK for solutions • ACT!!! YOU are the DRIVER of your life!
PROACTIVE VS. REACTIVE • Make choices based on values • are not easily offended • takes responsibility for choices • thinks before they act • bounce back when something bad happens • focuses on things they can do something about, not what they can’t • Makes choices based on impulse • are easily offended • blame others • get angry and say things then regret it later • whine and complain • wait for things to happen • change only when they have to. 4
REACTIVE • Wait for something • Think about problems and barriers • Are acted upon
PROACTIVE ACTIVITY • Groups of 3 -5 people • Classify what you think goes under PROACTIVE actions vs. REACTIVE actions • SHARE with the class
CIRCLE of CONTROL What I CAN’T control other people & situations weather responses attitude choices What I CAN control myself Nikko’s potty training pay What time Emma starts schooll If we concentrate and spend our time and energy worrying about what we can’t control, we feel more out of control – as if we’re the victims TAKE CONTROL OF YOU!!!
SURVEY • Situation #1 You overhear your best friend bad mouthing you in front of a group of people. She doesn’t know you overhear the conversation. Five minutes ago, this same friend was sweet-talking you to your face.
SURVEY • Situation #2 You’ve been working at your job in the store for over a year and you have been extremely committed and dependable. Three months ago, a new person joined the crew. Recently he was given the Saturday afternoon shift that YOU were hoping for.
Listen to our LANGUAGE When we’re angry we REACT then give our POWER to something or someone else.
ACTIVITY: Change the words REACTIVE PROACTIVE • I’ll do it • I’ll try • That’s just the way I am • I can do better. • There’s nothing I can do • There’s always a way. What are my options. • I choose to. • I have to • I will • I can’t • I will not let your • You ruined my day opinions/mood ruin my day.
TRY THIS!!! PAUSE: Learn to pause THINK: How do you want to respond DO: the most proactive thing!
WORKSHEET What does it mean to be proactive? Give some examples. . . PROACTIVE PROMISE What will you do to be more proactive. Self-Reflect and write down your list. 13
5 SHORT CHAPTERS LEARNING LOG – write on a piece of paper or in your composition notebook LL#1: How is this poem reflective of being proactive?