This GoFormative is adapted from an Achieve the Core lesson. It ties in the speech questions with goal setting. Would be great for the end or beginning of a new term/semester.
Shannon Sharpe Hall of Fame Speech: Note: These excerpts came from minutes
3:30-5:30 and minutes 12:00-16:30 of the video.
Read the speech excerpt while inferring about the life of this man and his
family before he became a football player.
What evidence in the text shows that Shannon Sharpe grew up in poverty? Give at least two examples below.
What is the "raging fire" that Shannon points to repeatedly in the text? What role does it play in his life? Explain both questions.
Was Shannon Sharpe's desire to escape poverty selfish or loving? Use evidence
from the text to support your answer.
If you had a chance to ask Shannon Sharpe three questions, what would those
questions be? List them below:
What are SMART goals? Explain what you understood from the video.
What is one goal that you have for this year? How can you make it SMART?
How will an A or B average in this class help you in the future? Do you know
your average right now in this class? Do you know how to calculate your average
for the year? Answer all questions to the best of your ability.
You can do anything you set your mind to do.
How is the above messages similiar or different from the speaker that you heard today? Explain.