Good question - these 2 words are often used for similar things but I do believe there is a difference. For example my daily lesson plan would have objectives, while I would be working towards attaining certain goals over a whole school year. I found this nice side by side comparison:
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My goals tend to be broad and long term while objectives are specific short term steps toward the accomplishment of that goal. Goal: students will improve their reading comprehension skills in poetry. Objective: during this lesson, students will learn and apply this particular reading strategy to help them understand and engage with a piece of poetry.
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