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Why is This Person Famous?

Suggested Grade Level

Grade

11

Approximate Time Needed

Minutes

Varies

Resources

Instructions

Research one of the following leaders (or another of your choice):

  • The Dalai Lama
  • Nelson Mandela
  • Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Bono
  • César Chávez
  • Bill Gates
  • Maya Angelou
  • Jesse Jackson
  • Ice Cube
  • Fidel Castro
  • Adolf Hitler
  • Barack Obama

Write a profile of your chosen leader that includes at least the following information:

  • Who is this person and why is he/she famous?
  • What leadership qualities does this person have?
  • How does he/she demonstrate that they are ethical… or not?

What lessons from this leader can you carry into the world of work?

Assessment Notes

Complete Why is This Person Famous? worksheet

 

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