Big Five Traits Personality Activity & Lesson - AP Psychology - Unit 7

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Updated for the 2019 changes! Make your classroom more fun and engaging with the Big Five Traits Personality Activity & Lesson in which students engage in a nuanced activity to discover their own personalities, learn how personalities are measured, and applied to personal goal-setting. The content focuses on Unit 7 - Motivation, Emotion, and Personality, (former Units and covers College Board Unit Guide Learning Objectives 7.I, 7.J, & 7.K!

This is just one of the many activities I use to help my students pass at rate of 80%-90% each year. The materials are ready to use. Simply read the instructions, print, and go!

Note: This activity is thorough enough to use as a means of teaching and discussing the Big Five Traits as part of the learning objectives for Unit 7.


  • A comprehensive overview of the activity
  • A detailed set of teacher instructions for activity guidance
  • A detailed set of instructions and materials for student
  • A detailed teacher key to serve a as an instructional and/or discussion guide (see contents listed below)
  • Activity takes roughly two periods (one block period) to complete

Teacher Key Contents

  • Explanations of each of the Big Five Traits (Openness, Consciousness, Extraversion, Agreeableness, & Neuroticism)
  • Pros and cons for higher and lower scores regarding each trait
  • Methods for adjusting one's scores to align with their personal goals
  • Optimal career fields for higher and lower scorers regarding each trait

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