Pyramid of Success Lesson Plan

Instructor: Tammy Galloway

Tammy teaches business courses at the post-secondary and secondary level and has a master's of business administration in finance.

Self-improvement is paramount to reaching the pinnacle of success. Students will be introduced to John Wooden's Pyramid of Success through this lesson plan. They will read about his theory, answer questions, complete an activity and take a quiz.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this lesson, students should be able to:

  • List and explain the 15 values and attributes of the Pyramid of Success
  • Compare and contrast physical and moral conditioning
  • Define 'poise' and explain its importance

Length

60 minutes

Curriculum Standards

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.11-12.4

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including analyzing how an author uses and refines the meaning of a key term over the course of a text (e.g., how Madison defines faction in Federalist No. 10).

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.11-12.5

Analyze in detail how a complex primary source is structured, including how key sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text contribute to the whole.

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.11-12.6

Evaluate authors' differing points of view on the same historical event or issue by assessing the authors' claims, reasoning, and evidence.

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.11-12.7

Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., visually, quantitatively, as well as in words) in order to address a question or solve a problem.

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