Unit 3: Ferry Boast and Crocodiles

Summary: Students examine incidents in Marshall’s youth and early adult life for clues about the style of leadership that served him — and his nation — so well in future years. The lesson also invites broader discussion about character and leadership.

Goals: First, to help students connect with Marshall through exciting stories of his youth. Second, to model leadership responses that are respectful of self and others.

Ferry Boats and Crocodiles Overview and Activity Instructions:

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