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1. Introduction to Schedule Emails for Goal-Setting

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The start of the school year is a new beginning, and there is a lot to think about: new classes to attend, new activities to try, and new friends to make.

You might also want to set new goals. A goal is something you want to achieve.

Thinking about what you want to do is the first step in creating goals.

Creating a goal letter turns your ideas into plans that you can work on!

In this lesson, you will write an email to your future self, explaining your goals for the year.

Then, you will schedule a delivery for the email, so that you receive it at a later date and you can check your progress.

Setting goals at the beginning of the school year can help you feel more focused as you tackle new subjects, activities, or tasks.

It gives you a feeling of purpose because you have already planned what you want to do and how to do it!

You might want to make new friends, join clubs or activities, learn a new instrument, get better grades, try out a new sport, or work on being more patient with family members, such as a younger brother or sister.

Writing an email to your future self is one way to imagine what you would like to achieve in the coming months.

Using digital tools can help you set reminders to stay on track with your goals.

In this lesson, you will: Brainstorm at least three goals, Describe those goals in an email, including how you plan to achieve them, Format and illustrate your email to make it visually appealing, And schedule a send date for your email.

This lesson uses Gmail, but you could write a letter in any email application or even with pen and paper.

To work on this lesson, sign in to your Google account. Open a new tab in your browser, and navigate to Google dot com. If you are not signed in, do so now.

If you do not have a Google account, pause the video and create one now.

To start, create a new email message and give it a subject line.

The subject line describes what your message will be about.

Then, move on to the next video to set your goals.

Now, it’s your turn: Sign into your Google account, Open your Gmail, Compose a new message, And add a subject line.


  1. Sign into your Google account.
  2. Open your Gmail.
  3. Compose a new message.
  4. Add a subject line.