The Growth Mindset

Close Read Passage, 242 words, Persuasive (nonfiction), Compare and Contrast, Level U (Grade 4), Lexile 760L

Telling kids "you're so smart" may seem motivating, but in fact, research proves otherwise. Readers are introduced to the growth mindset. People who have a growth mindset believe that the brain can grow; people can do better and learn new skills. If they work hard, they can be successful.

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