Lesson Plan

Molding of a Leader: Lesson 4

Dwight Eisenhower (front row, second from left) and his 5th grade class.
Dwight Eisenhower (first row, second from left) with his 5th grade class

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Grade Level:
Fourth Grade-Fifth Grade
Subject:
Language Arts, Reading, U.S. Presidents
Duration:
45 mins.
Group Size:
Up to 36
Setting:
classroom
National/State Standards:
PA Education Standards
English/Language Arts  1.2.5 A, 1.5.5 B

Overview

DEFINING RESPONSIBILITY:
The students will identify evidence of responsible behavior in the life of the young Dwight D. Eisenhower and compare the evidence to their own lives by recording and discussing their responses to the satisfaction of the classroom teacher.



Objective(s)

After reading Home and Family, students will identify examples of responsible behavior in young Dwight D. Eisenhower's life.

Students will rate their own ability to act with responsibility.

 

 



Materials

Molding of a Leader: Lesson 4 Materials

Incudes:Responsibilty questionaire, Home and Family reading assignment



Procedure

1. Students will use the Responsibiliy Questionaire to rate their own level of responsible behavior as well as several of their classmates.

2. Students will read the selection titled: Home and Family. After the reading, they will complete the activities in the Responsibility Questionaire.

3. As an additional activity students may write their own story about responsibility and sharing it with the class. .



Extensions

Check out the other lessons:
Introduction - Molding of a Leader

Lesson 1 - Defining a Person of Character

Lesson 2 - The Development of Character Over Time

Lesson 3 - Getting on the Right TRRACC - Ike's Stories

Lesson 4 - Defining Responsibility

Site Visit - President Eisenhower : "A Man of Many Hats"

Lesson 5 - Post Visit - Get on the right TRRACC,Trustworthy, Respectful, Responsible, Accountable, Caring, and Citizenship