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Personality Types Lesson Plan

Instructor: Christopher Muscato

Chris has a master's degree in history and teaches at the University of Northern Colorado.

By learning about personality tests, utilizing writing for personal reflection, and taking personality tests, your students will approach the topic of personality and identity from an introspective viewpoint.

Learning Objectives

  • Define the concept of personality as understood by psychologists
  • Explain the basic mechanics of the Myers-Briggs personality framework
  • Competently discuss and analyze their personal feelings on personality

Length

90-120 minutes

Curriculum Standards

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.9-10.9

Compare and contrast findings presented in a text to those from other sources (including their own experiments), noting when the findings support or contradict previous explanations or accounts.

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.4

Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1-3 above.)

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.7

Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question) or solve a problem; narrow or broaden the inquiry when appropriate; synthesize multiple sources on the subject, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.

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