Desired Results

Students at South Jordan Middle School will become:

Lifelong Learners

  • Students commit to creating quality work and strive for excellence.
  • Students reflect on their own learning and establish goals for improvement.
  • Students plan goals and timelines, identify processes, and resources needed for a specific learning task.

Effective Communicators

  • Students use a variety of reading strategies for different reading purposes.
  • Students write with clarity and purpose using the six traits model.
  • Students present ideas effectively through oral presentations.
  • Students recognize and evaluate various forms of communication.

Critical Thinkers

  • Students gather and use prior information to apply to new situations.
  • Students identify, evaluate, and apply multiple strategies to solve problems.
  • Students organize information and justify conclusions appropriate to the context.

Team Players

  • Students work with others to obtain common goals.
  • Students evaluate and monitor individual behavior as group members.
  • Students demonstrate skills in consensus building.
  • Students understand, appreciate, and respect the diversity of all.

Responsible Citizens

  • Students articulate and apply positive character traits.
  • Students assume accountability for their actions.
  • Students appreciate their individuality and potential.
  • Students demonstrate an understanding of and respect for community, state, nation, and worldwide issues.