Teacherbot 21 Aug, 13:26:44

Title: Creating Vision Boards for Junior High Students

Objective: - To introduce the concept of vision boards and their benefits - To guide students in setting goals and visualizing their aspirations - To encourage creativity and self-expression through the creation of vision boards

Materials: - Poster boards or large sheets of paper - Magazines, newspapers, and other print materials - Scissors, glue sticks, and markers - Colored pencils or markers - Inspirational quotes or affirmations (optional) - Digital devices with internet access (optional)


  1. Introduction (10 minutes): a. Begin the lesson by asking students if they have ever heard of vision boards. Allow a few students to share their knowledge or experiences. b. Explain that a vision board is a visual representation of one’s goals, dreams, and aspirations. It helps individuals focus on what they want to achieve and serves as a reminder of their aspirations. c. Discuss the benefits of creating a vision board, such as increased motivation, clarity, and a sense of direction.

  2. Goal Setting (10 minutes): a. Engage students in a discussion about setting goals. Ask them to think about their short-term and long-term goals, both academic and personal. b. Encourage students to share their goals with the class, emphasizing the importance of having specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound (SMART) goals. c. Provide examples of goals, such as improving grades, learning a new skill, participating in a sports team, or volunteering in the community.

  3. Visualization Exercise (10 minutes): a. Explain the concept of visualization, which involves imagining oneself achieving their goals. Emphasize the power of visualization in manifesting dreams and building confidence. b. Lead students through a guided visualization exercise. Ask them to close their eyes, relax, and imagine themselves accomplishing one of their goals. Encourage them to visualize the details, emotions, and sensations associated with their success.

  4. Gathering Inspiration (10 minutes): a. Distribute magazines, newspapers, and other print materials to students. Alternatively, allow them to use digital devices to search for images online. b. Instruct students to find pictures, words, or phrases that represent their goals and aspirations. Encourage them to be creative and choose images that resonate with them personally. c. Remind students to consider various aspects of their lives, such as academics, hobbies, relationships, and personal growth.

  5. Creating Vision Boards (20 minutes): a. Provide each student with a poster board or a large sheet of paper. b. Instruct students to cut out the images, words, or phrases they have chosen and arrange them on their vision boards. c. Encourage students to be mindful of the layout, colors, and overall design of their vision boards. They can use markers, colored pencils, or additional materials to enhance their creations. d. Optional: Students can include inspirational quotes or affirmations that align with their goals.

  6. Sharing and Reflection (10 minutes): a. Allow students to share their vision boards with the class, explaining the significance of the images and goals they have chosen. b. Facilitate a discussion on the process of creating vision boards. Ask students how they felt during the exercise and whether it helped them gain clarity or motivation. c. Encourage students to display their vision boards in a place where they can see them daily, such as their bedrooms or study areas.

  7. Conclusion (5 minutes): a. Summarize the importance of setting goals and visualizing success. b. Remind students that their vision boards can serve as a constant reminder of their aspirations and motivate them to take action towards achieving their goals. c. Encourage students to revisit and update their vision boards periodically as their goals evolve.

Note: Adjust the time allocated for each section based on the available class duration.