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In this 4-Hl leadership skill worksheet set, students examine different types of leadership styles. They determine what type of leader they are by completing a questionnaire, determine how they handle conflict, examine service ideas and resources, and determine how to improve their leadership skills.
“Compared to war all other forms of human endeavor shrink to insignificance.” “War is not healthy for children and other living things.” These two views of war, embodied in George Patton’s statement and Lorraine Schneider‘s famous 1966 poster, are at the heart of a two-day examination of war and its effects. The packet includes a series of activities that asks class members to ponder the causes and justifications for going to war. They compare different video versions of Henry’s speech (Olivier’s, Brannagh’s, and Hiddleston’s) and analyze how the three interpretations reveal different attitudes toward this subject. The richly detailed plan includes a link to the video segments. A must-have for readers of Henry V, the resource could also be used with any study of war and leadership.
Do leaders need to be more moral than followers? Does power corrupt? Can anyone be a leader? Begin a study of leadership with a reading of excerpts from the Epic of Gilgamesh. After examining the ancient Mesopotamian hero, class members “vote with their feet” and agree or disagree with a series of statements about leadership. The ensuing discussion permits learners to examine, like Gilgamesh, the deep aspects of leadership.
Learning about leadership, and different styles can be an important step toward understanding government and local organizations. By participating in a survey to evaluate leadership styles, involving 60 questions, learners get a better idea about what being a leader means.
We want to encourage our young scholars to show leadership in their endeavors. A character-building activity prompts your scholars to design a new strategy or adapt a skill for a sport in your PE class. They are graded according to the rubric provided; half the points come from their self-assessment and the other half from the teacher assessment. The more responsibility you give your students, the more leadership they will show.
Students focus on the problem of African American leadership throughout American history. In groups, they research the life and works of Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois and how they worked to promote the need for African American leaders. They examine the reasons why Washington's ideas lost followers and DuBois gained followers. To end the lesson, they discuss if either man's ideas would be accepted today.
Students evaluate leadership traits in 18th century Hawai'i and modern times. For this leadership skills lesson, students identify leadership traits and read the story of Ka’iana. Students monitor the leadership activities of a partner and research another leader to compare with Ka’iana.
Students explore communication by using non-verbal cues. In this body language activity, students utilize blindfolds to communicate with classmates through words only, then use only physical actions to communicate and compare the two. Students discuss how their body language and communication abilities are essential leadership qualities.
Learners demonstrate leadership skills and responsible group participation skills during a small group activity. In small groups, students list the leadership skills needed when participating in group activities. They use this list to determine who among the group will act in the leadership role.
Students explore characteristics and traits that encompass leadership positions. They participate in a non-competitive moonball game to introduce and experience a leadership situation with minimal direction. They discuss potential leadership roles in various service projects.
Students identify positive leadership skills and apply them in everyday scenarios. In this leadership skills lesson, students examine the qualities of poor leaders and good leaders. Students create a leadership poster and write a paragraph about leadership in various situations.