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Meeting your future self


Students imagine their lives in 10 years and write a fill-in-the-blank letter from their future selves to their current selves.

Big idea

Having a clear picture of your future can help you achieve your goals.

Essential questions

  • What do I want for my future?
  • What steps can I take now that can help me get the future I want?


  • Imagine the future to start thinking about long-term goals
  • Explore steps they can take now — such as saving money — to get the future they imagined

What students will do

  • Answer questions about how they imagine their lives will be in 10 years.
  • Write a fill-in-the blanks letter to themselves from their future selves.
  • Reflect on steps they can take now — such as saving money — that can help them get the future they want.

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Teacher guide

Meeting your future self (guide)

Conocer su futuro yo (guía)

Student materials

Meeting your future self (worksheet)

Cómo conocer su futuro yo (hoja de trabajo)

Note: Please remember to consider your students’ accommodations and special needs to ensure that all students are able to participate in a meaningful way.

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