Community Spotlight Cards

Not all heroes wear capes—or cleats. Class members identify unsung heroes in their schools or towns for interviews, then create trading cards. A celebration including presentations or trading of cards completes their investigation of local heroes and helpers.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Interview school and community members about their roles
  • Develop trading cards for school and community heroes
Classroom Considerations
  • Learners may need access to technology or in-person access to conduct interviews
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros
  • Project creates community connections
  • Activities build verbal and writing skills
Cons
  • None
Common Core