Description1. Read and discuss with the class the Bosses in Action section at the end of the Bosses: A Field Guide article.
2. Using the situations in the blackline master entitled, More Bosses in Action, have alternate groups of students role-play how different types of bosses would react to the situation and what strategies the employee should use in order to deal with ones boss. The players should choose their words and actions according to the information found in the article. Give the groups 5-10 minutes to discuss how they are going to portray the situation and what they are going to say.
3. Following each role-play, the teacher may wish to have a class discussion to allow for audience reaction.
Sub-skills Needed:1. Discussion strategies
Materials Needed1. Copies of the different employee/employer situations found in the blackline master entitled, More Bosses in Action.
Computer IntegrationThe students will use the word processing program in order to create the scripts needed for their role-plays. This may be accomplished in a variety of ways using a number of different features in the word processing program to highlight the different parts of the script.
See Computer Curriculum Guide:Start Microsoft Word Section One, Pg. 1
Enter Text in a Document Section One, Pg. 11
Apply Bold, Italic or Underline Section Two, Pg. 5
Check Spelling and Grammar Section One, Pg. 18
Change Font, Font Sizes, and Colours Section Two, Pg. 15
Save a Document Section One, Pg. 13
Preview and Print a Document Section One, Pg. 14
EvaluationSpeaking Rubrics and Checklists