Lesson Plan

Molding of a Leader: Lesson 2

The Eisenhower Family

The Eisenhower Family in 1902. Dwight is on the far left.

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Grade Level:
Fourth Grade-Fifth Grade
Subject:
History, U.S. Presidents
Duration:
one hour
Group Size:
Up to 36
Setting:
classroom
National/State Standards:
PA Education Standards:
History/Social Sciences - 8.1.6
English/Language Arts - 1.2.5 A, 1.5.5 B, 1.6.5 D
Character Education - recognize, identify, exhibit good character
Keywords:
President Eisenhower, Presidents, timelines

Overview

THE DEVELOPMENT OF CHARACTER OVER TIME:
In this lesson, students will construct and examine a time line that encompasses the period from the Civil War through the Eisenhower years.  The students will use the time line to choose events they feel gave President Eisenhower and their own family members opportunities to develop the character traits of Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Accountability, Caring and Citizenship

Objective(s)

Students will examine the time line of Dwight David Eisenhower's life and identify events in Ike's life that would help build good character traits, or times that Ike displayed good character or leadership traits.

Students will create their own time line of events during their life and the lives of other family members that have helped them develop positive character traits.

Materials

Molding of a Leader: Lesson 2 Materials
Includes: Parent Letter, His Story Outline, My Story Outline Template

Procedure

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