TEACHERS ROOM

Exploring Heroes, Unit II : Who are Heroes?

by by Allyx Schiavone and Ann M. Hoffelder
Overview
Procedure
Resources
Assessment
Standards
Written By
by Allyx Schiavone and Ann M. Hoffelder

Grade Level
K-4, 5-8, 9-12+

Subject
English/Language Arts

After reaching an understanding of what defines a hero, students are ready to identify and study them. This portion may take several days or extend throughout the semester or school year, depending on how you choose to use the topic and suggestions.

Students are expected to:

Describe the characteristics of a hero.
Recognize the hero in a story.
Identify heroes in their own lives and express why that person is a hero to them.
Distinguish between a hero and a celebrity.
Express verbally and in writing why a person is a hero to them.