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Updated by Grace Bellmer on Jun 05, 2019
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21st Century 10th Grade Learners

This lesson plan explores qualities of leaders and the theory behind different leadership styles. There are activities to evaluate individual leadership styles as well. While this lesson says it is for 12th Graders, I believe the content could still be relevant in a 10th Grade classroom.


"Teaching Tolerance provides free resources to educators—teachers, administrators, counselors and other practitioners—who work with children from kindergarten through high school. Educators use our materials to supplement the curriculum, to inform their practices, and to create civil and inclusive school communities where children are respected, valued and welcome participants."

This particular digital literacy lesson focuses on "digital tools as a mechanism for active citizenship." There are aspects of using social media in a positive way.


Students review digital communication etiquette and learn how to use email as a communication tool.

This is a teacher-generated lesson plan through Common Sense Education. While it is technically geared toward 6-8 Grade, the content is still very relevant and appropriate for a 10th Grade classroom.


This lesson deals with self-esteem and accepting emotions. There is an interactive portion followed by a discussion.

Page 7 of this packet includes a lesson detailing what entrepreneurship is, and it is directly geared toward high school students. It discusses the cultural implications of entrepreneurship in addition to the types of entrepreneurs.

UNICEF provides several lessons here on global citizenship. Lesson 1 (Pages 8-12) focuses on what global citizenship is, and it includes teaching materials and discussion questions.

These lesson plans get pretty detailed, but they could easily be broken down. There is a lot of team work and scenario discussion, and the focus is on problem solving as it relates to employability.

This lesson focuses on teamwork as it applies to the workplace. It requires students to evaluate their own teamwork and their individual performance on a team. There are also discussion questions.