Lesson Ideas – For Educators – What Makes a Good President

In this lesson, students will explore the concept of leadership by engaging with the questions- What makes a great president?  No prior learning is needed for students to successfully contribute to the lesson.

KEY CONCEPT:
Leadership

KEY WORDS:

Leadership, communication, intelligence, charisma, honesty, assertiveness, aspirational, success, failure, confidence, popularity, vision, control, guidance and direction

LEARNING INTENTION:

  • To develop a greater understanding of
  • To engage and encourage students to question their core values around the concept of

SUCCESS CRITERIA:

  • Students have inquired into what attributes they value in a
  • Students have a deeper understanding of the concept of
  • Students have questioned their own and each other’s preconceptions of successful leadership.
  • Through dialogue and inquiry students begin to develop political

STRATEGIES USED:

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