Getting to Know Each Other

  • What color is your personality?
  • Internal Scavenger Hunt: getting to know your classmates
  • Discuss expectations for History 1302

The higher the score you have in a certain column, the more likely you are to have those characteristics.

The highest score in a column is 40.

  • Red= Choleric: "my way"
  • Yellow= Sanguine: "the fun way"
  • Blue= Melancholic: "The right way"
  • Green= Phlegmatic: "any way"

The higher the score in the red and yellow, the more extrovert, loud and fast you are.

The higher the score in the blue and green, the more introvert, quiet and slow you are.

The higher the score in the yellow and green, the more you focus on people.

The higher the score in the red and blue, the more you focus on tasks.

Red and green personalities are opposites; Yellow and blue personalities are opposites.

Red (Choleric)-This personality likes to lead. The red person is good at making decisions and is very goal-oriented. They enjoy challenges, difficult assignments, and opportunity for advancement. Because reds are thinking of the goal, they can step on people to reach it. Reds can be very aggressive and competitive. Reds must learn not to be too bossy or to take charge in other's affairs. Strength: Goal-oriented, strong, direct Weakness: Argumentative, too dictatorial Limitation: Doesn't understand that directness can hurt others, hard time expressing grace

Yellow (Sanguine)- Yellows are very social creatures. Yellows love people. They enjoy being popular and influencing and motivating others. Yellows can sometimes be hurt when people do not like them. Yellow personalities usually have lots of friends, but not deep relationships. They love to goof-off. (They are notorious for messy rooms.) Yellows like to hurry and finish jobs. (Jobs are not often done well.) The yellow personality is like Tigger in Winnie The Pooh. Strength: People person, open, positive Weakness: Talks too much, too permissive Limitation: Remembering past commitments, follow through with discipline

Green (Phlegmatic)-Good at making friends. Very loyal. Green personalities do not like big changes. They look for security. Can be very sensitive. Very caring. Has deep relationships, but usually only a couple of close friends. Wants to be loved by everyone. Looks for appreciation. Works best in a limited situation with a steady work pattern. Strength: Accommodating, calm, affirming Weakness: Indecisive, indifferent, unable to express emotion, too soft on other people Limitation: Seeing the need to be more assertive, holding others accountable

Blue (Melancholic)-Organized. Blues think that there is a right way to do everything and they want to do it exactly that way. Blue personalities are very creative. They desire to solve everything. Desire to take their time and do it right. Blues do not like sudden changes. They need reassurance. Strength: High standards, order, respect Weakness: Unrealistic expectations of self & others, too perfect. Limitation: Seeing the optimistic side of things, expressing flexibility

For more information on your particular temperament and your temperament blend: http://fourtemperaments.com/4-primary-temperaments/

http://fourtemperaments.com/15-temperament-blends/#1456996419686-b9238e40-b805

Chart taken from http://www.successfulspeaking.biz/assets/Personality-test-SS-CfW.pdf