Gary Reed

No athlete can be successful without setting positive goals, as Canada’s middle-distance running legend Gary Reed can attest to. Gary’s goal-setting and the hard work that followed it propelled him to a World Championship silver medal and contention at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

Student Outcomes

Students use brainstorming, mapping and partner collaboration to learn how to set positive, attainable goals.

Special Features

Each story is written at 3 reading levels, enabling teachers to easily adapt the activities to students of multiple reading and achievement levels.