Heroes At Home
Students present information on a Native American role model in the community to the class. They gain an understanding of what a role model is. They discuss role models and choose one to interview for their presentation to the class.
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I Need a Superhero
Once the class learns about the hero's journey, they'll find it in every story and movie they see! Take characters from their humble beginnings to their atonement and apotheosis with a set of lessons about the hero's journey focusing...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Epic Poetry Unit
The Odyssey is the core text in this unit study of the hero's journey motif. Along the way, kids research Greek and Roman history, mythology, art, and epic poetry. The 104-page packet is perfect for homeschool or classroom situations and...
6th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Folk and Family Heroes and Heroines
Students define and assess the difference between folk heroes and family heroes and then find examples of each in their own lives. They view a "Swapping Stories" video, surf the internet for examples and complete a variety of worksheets...
4th - 8th English Language Arts
Heroes, Kindness and To Kill a Mockingbird
Students discuss meaning of term hero, identify various forms of heroism, discuss characters in To Kill a Mockingbird, and choose three people, real or fictional, whose actions reflect kindness. Students then discuss philosophies and...
7th - 9th English Language Arts