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Meaning: continued effort and determination


Example: Through hard work and perseverance, he worked his way up to the top.

People who have persevered:

Some people go through tremendous difficulty before they achieved their dreams. Here are 3 inspirational stories of famous people who became successful through perseverance and grit.

Think about what Perseverance means to you?

  1. Can you think of a time when you persevered with something?
  2. How did that make you feel?
  3. Can you think of a time where you didn't persevere with something?
  4. How did that make you feel?

Video - Sesame Street: Bruno Mars: Don't Give Up

Video - Women's Boat Race: Cambridge almost sink as Oxford win:

Even when their boat was sinking the rowers worked as a team and didn’t give up.