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Lesson Plan 14- Strengths and Weaknesses

Lesson Plan 14- Strengths and Weaknesses

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LESSON PLAN – Strengths And Weaknesses

Theme – Developing Myself CAREER SKILLS – Self Development KEY SKILLS – Communication, Problem Solving, Working With Others, Improving Own Learning and Performance WORK RELATED LEARNING – Learning For Work COMPETENCIES – *ai, *aii, *aiii, *ci, *cii, *di, **ei, **eii, **eiii, **eiv, **evi, ***fiv, ***kvi, ****li, ****mi SUGGESTED SUBJECT AREA – Personal Development, English, Social Studies Learning Outcomes By completing this task students will be able to: • • Use negotiation and interpersonal skills to collect strengths and weaknesses statements that apply to them. Demonstrate an awareness of themselves.

Preparation and Materials • • Copies of Info Sheet “Strengths And Weaknesses” for each student or one between two. A set of “Strengths And Weaknesses” cards per group. These should be shuffled to avoid all blank cards coming together in a pack.

Method 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Give out copies of the Info Sheet to students. Explain the aim of the exercise using the learning outcomes on the Info Sheet. Put the students into secure groups of up to 8 members and issue a set of cards to each group. Remind the students before starting that they can “pass” if asked to reveal something they do not wish to talk about. Run through the explanation of the card game with them. Observe and support the groups as they play the game. Ask the students what they have learned from the lesson. Summarise the main learning outcomes.

Extension Activity • • Encourage students to write their strengths and weaknesses in the Personal Education Plan (PEP). Remind the students of the Key Skills. ask each group to select one strength/weakness card for each Key Skill.

and replace it with another from the top of the pile. Everyone in the group then shows their selection of cards to the rest of the group and. If you get a blank card you can write in strengths or weaknesses of your choice. Think about what you have learned as a result of this game. Think about the card you have been given and how it reflects your personality. discuss any changes you would like to make to your selections. in turn has the chance to reject their card and put it face down underneath the pile. If the card means something to you. as either a strength or a weakness. deals one card to each of you and then puts the remaining cards in a pile face down on the table. Other members of the group may ask you to give examples e. • • • • • • • . Then. INFO SHEET – Strengths And Weaknesses • • • Your teacher will give your group a set of cards. each of you explains your choice of strengths and weaknesses cards. in turn.Learning Outcomes: By completing this task you will be able to: • • • Use negotiation and interpersonal skills.g. The exercise is complete when all the cards have been used. Starting to the left of the dealer each member of the group. You can only reject one card in each turn. Your group must appoint a dealer who shuffles. Select strengths and weaknesses which apply to you. • Honest – found $5.00 and handed it in to the school office • Ambitious – want to compete in the Olympics • Indecisive – took an hour to decide what to wear last Saturday • • When you have all had your turn. Show that you know your true self. although it is likely that some cards may not be acceptable to anyone. in turn each one of you has to pick up another card which you can either keep or out back under the pile and replace it with another from the top until all the cards are picked up. KEEP IT.

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