The Persistence Challenge

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The Persistence Challenge

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When you are angry or upset because something is not the way you want it to be, you are feeling ________________________________.
    • A. 

      Persistent

    • B. 

      Frustrated

    • C. 

      Excited

  • 2. 
    Why is feeling frustration a good thing?
    • A. 

      Feeling frustrated is a sign that you are about to learn something if you can just stick with it a little longer.

    • B. 

      Feeling frustrated will make you so angry that you will throw a fit until someone helps you.

    • C. 

      Feeling frustrated is a sign that the activity that you are doing is too hard for you and that you should quit.

  • 3. 
    What will probably happen if you give up when you get frustrated?
    • A. 

      You are hurting yourself because you will not learn anything new.

    • B. 

      You are not hurting yourself because you can just learn it when you are older.

    • C. 

      You are helping yourself because people will always help you when you are angry.

  • 4. 
    What word means trying again and again, even when something is very hard?
    • A. 

      Persistence

    • B. 

      Frustrated

    • C. 

      Guilty

  • 5. 
    How can use your failures to succeed or solve a problem?
    • A. 

      When you fail, it means you are not ready to learn something. So, you can learn it when your older.

    • B. 

      When you fail, people will know that you cannot do what they want you to do. So, they will do it themselves.

    • C. 

      When you fail, you know what does not work. So you try different ways until you succeed or solve the problem.

  • 6. 
    How can you make yourself feel better when you are frustrated?  Put a check by all the right answers.
    • A. 

      Count slowly to ten.

    • B. 

      Kick something.

    • C. 

      Take some deep breaths.

    • D. 

      Yell and scream.

    • E. 

      Talk to someone about your feelings

    • F. 

      Ask for help

    • G. 

      Get someone to do it for you.

  • 7. 
    What does F.A.I.L. mean?
    • A. 

      You can't do something.

    • B. 

      First attempt in learning.

    • C. 

      You made an F on your work.

  • 8. 
    What questions can you ask yourself to help you be persistent when doing a project or solving a problem?  Check all the right answers.
    • A. 

      What things have I tried already?

    • B. 

      Who can I find to do this for me?

    • C. 

      What is happening when I try?

    • D. 

      What is supposed to happen?

    • E. 

      Why do I even have to learn this anyway?

    • F. 

      What have I learned from my mistakes?

    • G. 

      What should I change before I try again?