Lesson Plan

Classroom Time Capsule

Help show your students' growth with a time capsule. Use the lesson plan Classroom Time Capsule to have students prepare any academic work they want to include in the capsule. They will also add a completed worksheet about their goals for 2020.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to reflect on their strengths and plan for the new year by creating a class time capsule.


(3 minutes)
A (Little) Interview with the New YearAn Interview with the New Year
  • Ask students to share all their ideas about a time capsule and write them on the board.
  • Tell students a time capsule is a container that holds things from the present that they will open in the future. Tell them that when they open it at the end of the year, they will have a chance to look back at their work and see how far they have progressed.
  • Explain to students that today they will create a classroom time capsule to store past work and their goals for the new year.
  • Tell them to start thinking about what they might want to put in the capsule.