Character Study: Creating Collages Reflecting Desirable Qualities in a Political Leader


  • Aug 7 2010 8:46 AM

    Susanne Melton


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In this lesson, found on the New York Times Learning Network, students consider and create collages about the values and morals they believe a political leader should possess. They then interview voters to discover the characteristics they seek in their leaders, and write newspaper articles reflecting their findings.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Career & Technical Ed, Writing Strategies, History-Social Science, American Democracy, English-Language Arts


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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Hands-on Learning; Discussions