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1.2.7: How to Make Up Your Mind to Succeed

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    14942
  • Reader’s Digest Entrance Slip

    *You may use your annotations.

    Purpose of the Entrance Slip

    • Verify you have read and annotated the article
    • Reinforce important concepts from the reading
    • Apply reading strategies to authentic college course expectations

    Question 1

    • Being praised for participating in an activity helps people feel better when they are not successful.

      TRUE or FALSE

    Question 2 

    • What is a fixed mindset?
      1. Thinking that you are born with skills and that is as good as they get

      2. Thinking that you can improve your skills with effort

      3. Thinking that failure is an opportunity to learn

    Question 3 

    • What is a growth mindset?
      1. Thinking that you are born with skills and that is as good as they get

      2. Thinking that you can improve your skills with effort

      3. Thinking that failure is a reflection of who are, who will be, and who you have always been

    Question 4 

    • What is one new word you learned in the reading?  

      Write the word and its meaning.

    Question 5 

    • What is one example that you identified or connected with from the reading?

      WRITE IN YOUR ANSWER

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