82 pages 2 hours read

Sean Covey

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens

Nonfiction | Book | YA | Published in 1998

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens

  • Genre: Nonfiction; young adult self-help/motivational
  • Originally Published: 1998
  • Reading Level/Interest: Lexile 870L; grades 7-12
  • Structure/Length: 4 parts; 12 chapters; introduction and resources; approx. 293 pages; approx. 7 hours on audio
  • Central Concern: The author offers teens a step-by-step roadmap to help them negotiate common questions and conflicts while growing up; he addresses areas such as peer and family relationships, self-esteem, decision-making, and future goals.
  • Potential Sensitivity Issues: Peer pressure; self-image; fear

Sean Covey, Author

  • Bio: Born in 1964 in Utah; son of Stephen R. Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (1989); attended Brigham Young University, earning a degree in English; earned MBA from Harvard Business School; motivational speaker and business executive; president of FranklinCovey Education, a global educational initiative operating in more than 100 countries
  • Other Works: Fourth Down and Life to Go: How to Turn Life's Setbacks into Triumphs (1990); The 6 Most Important Decisions You’ll Ever Make (2006); The 7 Habits of Happy Kids (2008); The 4 Disciplines of Execution (2016)

CENTRAL THEMES connected and noted throughout this Teaching Unit:

  • Making Personal Responsibility the Driving Force in Our Lives
  • Redefining Our Relationship Paradigms: Seeing Others Not as Threats but as Treasures
  • The Importance of Renewal

STUDY OBJECTIVES: In accomplishing the components of this Unit, students will: