Lesson Plan

Use of John Johnson's Life Story in Conjunction With Other Black Entrepreneurs as Role Models for Potential Black Businessmen

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Learners read an autobiography of John Johnson and discuss how he rose from poverty to be a successful businessman. After reading excerpts of other autobiographies, they brainstorm a list of characteristics of those who were successful in business. To end the instructional activity, they discuss the importance of a role model and research their own role model to see how they took control of their lives.

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10th - 12th
Social Studies & History
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