Are you teaching your students about growth mindset? Beautiful Oops by Barney Saltzberg is a perfect picture book for teachers who want to provide fun instruction on the role of making mistakes in growth mindset and fixed mindset perspectives.
Conceptually, these ideas are perfect for any level, but this literature unit was created with 2nd-6th graders in mind (2nd graders may need extra support with some of the activities).
You will find the following activities in this literature unit for Beautiful Oops:
- Teacher Tips
- Your Oops
- A Glass Half Full
- Growth Mindset: Beautiful Oops
- What's the Use?
- Creations with Oops
- Brainstorming with Figures
- Sharing My Best Oops Moment
- I Meant to do That!
- Additional Activities
PLEASE NOTE: Since the questions and activities are opinion and experience based, there are NO answer keys.
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