It's taken a few years for me to be satisfied with this lesson for my own students, and now that I am I can share it with you. This lesson includes:
1. Pre-lesson collaborative brainstorming activity (promote collaboration with this rubric)
2. Presentation on the 6 characteristics - brief notes to copy followed by a short video on the characteristic and post-video review questions.
3. Four post-lesson review exercises (use as Do Now, Exit Cards or Quizzes)
The 6 characteristics presented are...