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Abraham Lincoln and the Five-Dollar Note
Young scholars study Presidential history by researching Abraham Lincoln. For this U.S. history lesson, students discuss the changes in the 5 dollar bill and create a timeline of Abraham Lincoln's life. Young scholars complete a puzzle activity based on the leadership characteristics of Lincoln.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
How to Start a Movement
This is a quick and fantastic resource that conveys one simple message: have the courage to follow. Derek Silvers presents an event whereby a single, eccentric, dancing man was ultimately joined by a large crowd as a result of what Silvers calls the first follower.
6 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Ka'ianaa'ahu'ulu: A Leader of Hawai'i
Students evaluate leadership traits in 18th century Hawai'i and modern times. In 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.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
Leaders and Followers: What Tango Teaches
What a great metaphor for understanding the qualities that belong to great leaders and followers! Discover the symbiotic relationship that exists in tango partners, with a special focus on how to achieve a stable, graceful performance with engaged followers and creative leadership.
8 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History
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.
10th - 12th Physical Education
Exploring George Washington's Leadership
Students examine primary documents to determine whether or not George Washington was an honest leader. In this presidential history lesson, students evaluate Washington's leadership prior to and during his presidency. Guided reading activities are included with this lesson.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History
A Leadership Chart
It's important for children to understand how they fit into their local or social community. They discuss leadership and who exemplifies a leader in their family, community, and school. Each child will create a quilt square by illustrating it with a portrait of their chosen leader.
K - 2nd All
Follow the Leader
What are the qualities of a good leader? Of a good follower? A reading of Leo Lionni’s Swimmy launches a discussion of leadership and cooperation. Class members brainstorm how they can be leaders at home and how they can encourage others to do the right thing.
K - 2nd English Language Arts
4-H Leadership - Advanced Learner's Page
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.
6th - 8th 21st Century Skills
War and Leadership in Shakespeare’s Henry V
“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.
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
4-H Leadership Skills- Intermediate Activity Page
In this 4-H leadership skill activity set, students design a Leadership Coat-of-Arms using the given questions. They examine eight important qualities that leaders need to have and complete a checklist of the leadership qualities that they possess.
4th - 5th 21st Century Skills
Three Alaska Native Leaders
High schoolers discover the contributions of 3 Alaskan leaders. In this Alaska history instructional activity, students research the leaders Nathaniel Bowditch, Ki'ianaa'ahu'ula, and Elizabeth Peratrovich. High schoolers present their findings through drama and discuss how they can apply the leadership skills each of the leaders possessed to their own lives.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Outdoor Action Leadership & Group Dynamics Workshop
Students practice tools of observation and action to become a more effective leaders and facilitators. They engage in group exercises, one-on-one, and journal writing. In addition, they create base groups that to experience group development and process.
12th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills
Students list the qualities of a good leader as well as the various roles of group members. They discuss how good leaders help make the group more successful and identify people in their community who are good leaders. Students offer suggestions for how to work successfully in a group.
K - 3rd Social Studies & History
Booker T. Washington and W. E. B. DuBois: The Problem of Negro Leadership
Young scholars 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.
10th - 12th English Language Arts
Survivor Island Field Day
Students are given the opportunity to use the teamwork and leadership skills they learned in our cooperative learning unit in a real situation. They participate in relays, races, and rope challenges to showcase their ability to work with other student
K - 6th Physical Education