My Hero -- A Class Mural
Pupils discuss what heroism means to them. They create a black and white mural of a hero. They also research the hero's life and write about them.
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John Brown: Hero or Villain?
"Love it or leave it." "You're either for us or against us." Rhetoric and it's polarizing effects are the focus of a lesson that uses John Brown's attack on Harper's Ferry as an exemplar. Groups examine primary source documents,...
8th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Milton Hershey and the Qualities of a Hero
Young scholars create a classroom mural that features heroes. In this Milton Hershey lesson, students discuss the qualities Hershey had that made him a hero. Young scholars then identify other heroes and design a classroom mural of those...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Dream Big...With Your Eyes Wide Open
For many people, Barack Obama's presidency was the next step in Martin Luther King, Jr's dream of America's future. Explore the dreams of Americans past and present, as well as the young Americans in your class, with a set of activities...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable