I Promise Activities for K-3

I Promise Activities are a great way to keep LeBron James' message alive. Students develop a growth mindset as they set goals for success.
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I Promise Activities for Growth Mindset

When reading aloud the book I Promise with Novel Effect, pair it with no prep book activities to continue learning. Choose from over a dozen activities that support English Language Arts and Growth Mindset. Through the included activities, students will be able to:

  • draw a picture of a dream they have.
  • write and illustrate one promise.
  • write 4 of their own promises.
  • write questions for the author.
  • illustrate promises from the book.
  • write examples of promises from the book.
  • practice rhyme using words from the story.
  • write sentences with story vocabulary.
  • sketch their visualization of sounds from the soundscape.
  • learn about the author, LeBron James.
  • share their promises with other people.
  • reflect on story elements through discussion questions and writing prompts.

Activities can be used to differentiate instruction, offer students a choice in learning, or focus on specific skills.

Download I Promise Activities

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About This Book:

The basketball player and author LeBron James shares his secrets to success in his book I Promise. As LeBron shares in the book, he makes promises to himself, his family, and his community. A rhythmic text inspires readers to do their best both in and out of the classroom.

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