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The Ideal Outdoor Leader
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Grade: 6th thru 12th
Class: Physical education, Health
Author: Jack Drury
Leading Edge
NYS Content Area Standard:
Career Development & Occupational Studies:
Standard 3a: Universal Foundation Skills
NYS Interdisciplinary Standard:
Adirondack Curriculum Content Area:
Health, Recreation & Life Skills
Performance Indicators:

Commencement—Personal Qualities

#3. Personal qualities generally include competence in self- management and the ability to plan, organize, and take independent action. Students: demonstrate leadership skills in setting goals, monitoring progress and improving their performance.

Keywords: leadership
The Challenge:
Investigative Question or Issue: What are the characteristics of an "ideal" outdoor leader?
The Challenge:

In small groups created with the help of your teacher, create on one sheet of poster paper a creative, colorful, and attention getting caricature of an “ideal” outdoor leader. This caricature should depict as many of the characteristics as possible that you believe an outdoor leader should have. Be sure to depict the characteristics in such a way that an observer of your caricature will identify them readily. Be prepared to interpret your poster for the rest of the group.

We will discuss the time parameters for this challenge in class

Quality Standards:

Caricature is depicted on one piece of poster paper

Caricature is completed within agreed time parameters

Caricature contains creative imagery depicting characteristics of an "ideal" outdoor leader

The characteristics of an outdoor leader are readily identifiable

The caricature is colorful and/or dramatic

The caricature is attention getting

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Standard/Criteria: Points Possible: Points Awarded:

Caricature is depicted on one piece of poster paper

Caricature is completed within agreed time parameters

Caricature contains creative imagery depicting characteristics of an "ideal" outdoor leader

The characteristics of outdoor leadership are readily identifiable

The caricature is colorful and/or dramatic

The caricature is attention getting

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