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Reflecting on Leadership - Worksheet

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 1 page | Grades: 4 - 6

Students explain in words how they would identify a leader and list examples of how they might model leadership.

What makes a good leader?

In this leadership qualities worksheet, students consider the characteristics and behaviors they observe in leaders.

They will explain the term leadership, outline the importance of teaching leadership to students, and how they can exhibit leadership themselves. 

This worksheet can be used as a reflective activity as part of a larger social and emotional learning unit on leadership. It can also be completed with a guided small group or done as a whole-class activity by projecting the worksheet via smartboard. 

Get More from Our Leadership Qualities Worksheet

For a bigger challenge, students might be asked to draw pictures using this resource and to write 4 to 6 sentences explaining their response in detail on a separate piece of lined paper, for each question on the resource page.

Easily Prepare This Resource for Your Students

If you are working with a small group, make this worksheet more sustainable by printing a few copies on cardstock and slipping them into dry-erase sleeves. Students can record their answers with a dry-erase marker, then erase and reuse. 

Before You Download

Use the drop-down icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or Google Slides version of this resource. 

This resource was created by Saumirah McWoodson, a teacher in California and a Teach Starter Collaborator. 


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