Free teaching resource

New Year's Goals Worksheet

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 1 page | Grades: 1 - 6

Use this goal-setting worksheet to get your students excited for the new year.

A new year means a fresh start. 

It’s a time to reflect on what you felt good about during the last 12 months, and what you’d like to make better in the next 12. 

Motivate your students to challenge themselves at home and at school by setting growth mindset intentions for the upcoming year. 

How To Create Your New Year Goals Worksheet

Use this classroom activity in the weeks leading up to New Year’s Eve or after returning from winter break

Students will complete each of the 9 phrases with either personal or educational goals for the following year, including: 

  1. I want to go
  2. I want to get better at
  3. I want to read
  4. I want to eat
  5. I want to play
  6. I want to stop
  7. I want to try
  8. This year I am going to
  9. I want to change

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Easily Prepare This Resource for Your Students

This resource includes the option to print in color or black and white.

You can also turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity! Print a few copies on cardstock and slip them into dry-erase sleeves. Students can record their answers with a dry-erase marker, then erase and reuse. 

Additionally, project the worksheet onto a screen and work through it as a class by having students record their answers in their notebooks.

Before You Download

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the color or black and white PDF versions of this resource. 

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