Unit 8: A Great American

Summary: Students analyze a speech excerpt by Colin Powell to review Marshall’s achievements and character. They then discuss the difference between being famous and being great and identify aspects of Marshall’s character they personally admire and hope to emulate.

Goals: To provide a synthesizing review of the whole unit and to encourage students to think about how Marshall’s life might offer inspiration for their own.

 

A Great American Activity Overview and Instructions

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Pg. 5 A Personal Reflection By Colin L. Powell Speech Excerpt Pg 1 of 2

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