Interview Your Hero
In this interviewing skills activity worksheet, students set up an interview with someone who inspires them and use the 11 provided questions to interview and then write a profile of the person.
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Indian Heroes and Role Models
Everybody loves a hero. Get your class investigating informational text resources in order to develop a deeper understanding of Native American heroes common to the Montana area. Each child chooses a Native American hero or tribal leader...
3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Ronald Reagan on the Challenger Tragedy
How does society prevail in the face of challenge? After reading President Ronald Reagan's speech to the nation after the explosion of the Challenger space shuttle in 1986, your learners will then discuss the tone of the speech itself...
6th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Documenting an Elder's Journey Activity 2 Interviewing an Elder and Writing a Narrative
Young scholars interview an older person and write a narrative of their experience. In this writing lesson plan, students interview an elder they know from outside the school. They write a narrative of the elder's information based on...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
A Lesson Before Dying: Symbols
Explore the religious symbolism in A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines. Once your class has read through Chapter 21, lead them in a discussion about the way religious symbols make their way through the novel, and their impact on...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Melba Pattillo and Ruby Bridges: Two Heroes of School Integration
Learners put themselves in the shoes of students who integrated Little Rock High School in 1957-58. Note: The primary resources in this activity provide powerful and poignant descriptions of what those students faced.
3rd - 12th English Language Arts
Achieve Your Goals: Lesson 2 of 11
Young scholars create a summary presentation using music, a picture, or an interview. In this heroes instructional activity, students choose a person from Dare to Dream 25 Extraordinary Lives that has 'hero' characteristics. Young...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Matthew Henson: Heroic Explore Who Conquered Racism
Young scholars explore the concept of racism. In this character building lesson, students read a biography about a hero Matthew Henson. Young scholars discover the challenges he, and others, faced during a time of unfairness.
5th - 7th English Language Arts
Are There Any Heroes Out There?
Students explore political candidates' viewpoints on issues that contribute to the "common good." In this political candidates lesson plan, students read and view mixed media to identify political issues that contribute to a civil...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History