We found 261 resources with the concept heroes
Wuthering Heights 2: Heathcliff as Hero
2 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewEmily Bronte's novel Wuthering Heights has stood the test of time with classic characters such as the brooding, passionate Heathcliff. The video clip, the second installment of the three-part Wuthering Heights series, allows for an...
Julius Caesar: Hero or Tyrant?
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewSome of Julius Caesar's fellow Romans saw him as a benevolent, heroic leader, while others could only view him as a self-serving tyrant. High schoolers survey popular opinions of Caesar, including a passage written from two different...
Heroes Who Made a Difference: Memorializing a Distinguished Service Cross Award Recipient
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Ever wonder how to memorialize World War I heroes in the classroom? Activities in a high-quality social studies resource prompt middle schoolers to research Internet sources, complete a graphic organizer, and write an editorial feature...
Why Should You Read Virgil's "Aeneid"?
6 mins 11th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Is Virgil's Aeneid, as Augustus believed, written in praise of the first Roman emperor, or a criticism of his rule? Introduce the famous epic poem with a short video that provides background information about the poet, the historic...
September 11, 2001
K - 6th
The present generation of children were not around when terror struck the Twin Towers on September 11, 2001. With this collection of resources from the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, young people explore the history of the World Trade Centers and discover the impact the events of 9/11 had on Americans and others world-wide. The lessons in the collection are organized and grouped by topic, and are perfect for a week-long study of September 11th. They are even designed to meet Common Core State Standards!
Symbols of Remembrance and Reflection
5th - 6th CCSS: Designed
Symbols have meaning, but their meaning can be different from person to person. After a grand conversation and viewing of an assortment of symbols, scholars create a commemorative banner to memorialize the heroes and victims of September...
The Heroic Actions of the Passengers of Flight 93
5th - 6th CCSS: Designed
Superman, Spiderman, New York City Firefighters, passengers on Flight 93. As part of a study of the events of 9/11, class members consider the heroic actions of the passengers on Flight 93, and then craft an essay comparing their...