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Creating a Heroic Character

What do Columbus, Aeneas, Scarlet O’Hara, and Frederick Douglass have in common? How can a hero in one age be a villain in another? Does heroism depend on the context of time and place? Are there traits that all heroes share? After a consideration of these and other questions, class members create their own heroic character. To bring their hero to life, pupils choose from of menu of presentation options. From guided visualizations to online research, the whole class and small group activities in this richly detailed resource guide young writers through the process of creating their own hero.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 8th
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
21 days
Instructional Strategies
Collaborative Learning
4 more...
Technology
Ed Software
Year
2012
Included Materials
  • Activity
  • Project

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Judy G.
It's great. Teaching an adult esl class means finding appropriate materials for older women. I can use any or most of these lessons for the beginning intermediate women after I check the topic of the worksheet.
Judy G., Teacher
Ewa Beach, HI