Foundations: The 7 Habits® Planner

Develop Habits of Success

Improve students' personal and interpersonal skills using the timeless principles from Sean Covey's best-selling book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens


Foundations – Primary School

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At the primary level, the goal is to introduce students to The 7 Habits®, helping them build awareness and a vocabulary that will lead them to being able to apply the concepts to themselves and their own lives.



Size: 8" x 10"
Page Count: 160
Start Date: July 29, 2019
End Date: June 28, 2020
Weekly Format: Block
Monthly Calendars: Aug-July


Foundations – Elementary School

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Using The 7 Habits® as a foundation, elementary students are taught to become more aware of how they can impact their own environment–through the choices they make, how they approach a specific situation, and how their attitude proceeds their actions.



Size: 8" x 10"
Page Count: 160
Start Date: July 29, 2019
End Date: June 28, 2020
Weekly Format: Block
Monthly Calendars: Aug-July


Foundations – Middle School

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The planner helps middle-school students understand that building a support system starts with being true to themselves, and then extends to building strong relationships with others.



Size: 8" x 10"
Page Count: 160
Start Date: July 29, 2019
End Date: June 28, 2020
Weekly Format: Block, Matrix
Monthly Calendars: Aug-July


Foundations – High School

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High school brings new challenges to students, and The 7 Habits® are even more important to help students organize and stay on top of their changing lives. Continuing to build confidence and self-direction are key elements, with a continual, gradual increase of responsibility encouraged.



Size: 5" x 8"
Page Count: 168
Start Date: July 29, 2019
End Date: June 28, 2020
Weekly Format: Block
Monthly Calendars: Aug-July


Foundations Planners Key Features & Benefits

  • Increases students’ personal potential through planning
  • Empowers students to improve their futures through positive change and personal choice
  • Helps students define and work toward their personal mission and life goals


  • The 7 Habits® Learning Guide: Explore the founding principles of The 7 Habits® through hands-on activities that apply The 7 Habits® to life, and identify ways short- and long-term planning develop the Private Victory®, Public Victory®, and Renewal.
  • Monthly Character Words: Promote vocabulary and understanding necessary for the development of good character.
  • Weekly Student Tips: Strengthen the four key dimensions of life, as referenced in The 7 Habits®: brain breaks (brain dimension), relationship tips (heart dimension), mindfulness activities (soul dimension), and health tips (body dimension).
  • Canadian Fun Facts: Discover interesting weekly Canadian facts related to S.T.E.A.M. (science, technology, engineering, art, math).
  • Historical Connection: Connect monthly planning themes to significant Canadian historical events or achievements to highlight ways planning, organization, and time management have influenced Canada’s growth and development.
  • Bilingual French/English Month and Day Names: Embrace Canada’s dual official languages with month and day names in English and French.
  • Family Connection (P-E-M): Link learning to home life and the community to reinforce the importance of these valuable support networks.
  • Built-In Features: Use built-in page features to support primary and elementary readers, and middle- and high-school students as they create long-term plans.
  • Design: Interact with the planner’s functional layout through energizing colour and graphics.

Plus all the standard features available in Premier onTRAC® Planners

  • onTRAC® Planning Process instructs students in the value of planning and of being a self-directed learner
    • Goal-Setting Space
    • Homework-Recording Space
    • Self-Evaluation Question
  • Planner User Guide and onTRAC® Planning Process Pages
  • Family-Involvement Activities (P-E-M)
  • Vocabulary Words & Definitions (P-E-M-H)
  • Home-School Communication Areas (P-E-M)
  • Level-Specific Resource Pages (P-E-M-H)

For Younger Students (P/E)

  • Reading Goal Worksheet
  • Weather Icons (P)
  • Words / Spelling List
  • Daily Reading Log
  • Monthly Special Events Area **NEW

For Older Students (M/H)

  • Long-Term Goals Worksheet
  • Weekly Hall Pass
  • Best Book (M)
  • Monthly Mini-Calendar
  • Long-Term Project Planning Area
  • Materials-to-Bring-Home Space (M)
  • After-School Planning Space (H)


The 7 Habits® Learning Guide Themes

  • Be Proactive®
  • Begin With The End In Mind®
  • Put First Things First®
  • Think Win-Win®
  • Seek First To Understand, Then to Be Understood®
  • Synergize®
  • Sharpen The Saw®

What's Included

Premier planners include helpful sections beyond planning pages.


Provides an introduction to the key page features highlighted throughout the student planner.


Introduces students to the four simple steps of the onTRAC® Planning Process, teaching them how to Think, Record, Act and Check for planning and time-management success.


Introduces students to the key concepts within The 7 Habits® (personal responsibility, prioritization, goal-setting, and time management) and connects these to the planning topics throughout the planner.


New Design! Level specific, handy reference pages provide students easy access to academic reminders on math, language arts, science, and more! These Canadian specific resource pages are available for P-E-M-H. Find out more


August through July calendars for monthly and weekly planning. Monthly Calendars allow students to make longer-term goals and plans. The weekly calendars allow for day-to-day planning of tests, assignments, and projects and encourage goal-setting and self-reflection. Bilingual French and English month and day names reinforce Canada's dual official languages.


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FranklinCovey® Books

FranklinCovey® is the global leader in effectiveness training, productivity tools and assessment services for organizations, teams and individuals. Sean Covey is Senior Vice President of Innovations and Products at FranklinCovey, and he is the author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens, an international bestseller. Learn more...


Fully Supported Solutions

Advance the goals of your Foundations planner and elevate the program's effectiveness. Included with planner purchase:

Teacher Guide

This guide helps connect The 7 Habits ® content within the planner to planning and planner use. The Teacher Guide provides an introduction to your Foundations Planner Program, a step-by-step implementation outline, an overview of the themes, and tips to help students increase their personal potential through planning.

To enhance class planning, the Scope & Sequence provides an overview of themes within both The 7 Habits® Learning Guide and the monthly planner pages together with learning outcomes. Download PDF

Family Newsletter

Provide parents and guardians with an orientation to the valuable content that’s in their child’s planners. A quick one-page letter introduces families to the planner’s monthly themes and unique features.

✓ Easy to access, find, and use
✓ Flexible to fit seamlessly into your teaching day
✓ Ready-made, effortless, and instant instruction options
✓ Simple, straightforward, and easy to implement

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Make It Your Own

Customize your student planners and agendas with your school’s information, and improve communication between administrators, teachers, students and families.

School Handbook:

The most efficient and cost-effective way to communicate school policies, schedules and events is to add your important school information into your planners. Learn more about school handbooks

Extended Resource Pages:

Add additional academic resources to your handbook. Choose from more than 100 resource pages. Our extensive library of helpful content and reference pages can assist students in a number of subject areas. View our complete library of resource pages.


Design your own cover that reflects school spirit, or choose from one of our templates that align with the goals you've established for your school. Incorporate your school name front and center, right on the cover! Learn more about Premier covers.


Add a few more features to make your planners truly inspiring to students. Planning stickers, pagefinders, trackable hall passes, student Media/Home-School pouches, two-hole ruler attachments–choose the enhancements that raise the cool factor. Learn more about Premier enhancements.