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Curated MY HERO Multimedia Resources and Lesson Ideas For Middle School Students

Bring classrooms to life with MY HERO's Multimedia Resources and Lesson Plans for Teachers. Includes discussion guide and digital storytelling tools. 

Environmental Science 


Environmental Films Selections for Middle School Students

By: Laura Nietzer

MY HERO Multimedia Ocean Conservation Resources for Middle School Students

By: Laura Nietzer

Social Studies


MY HERO Multimedia Resources for Middle School Students: Peace Activism

By: Laura Nietzer

MY HERO Curated Resources for Middle and High School Students - Youth Activists

By: Laura Nietzer
Inspire your students and enhance their learning at home with these resources from MY HERO

Language Arts


Write an Essay About Your Hero


Students can use the three-paragraph essay to talk about their heroes.

Sharing Your Hero in Three Paragraphs
Credit: Photo by NeONBRAND on Unsplash

MY HERO essays aren't only about facts; they're also about heart.

Answering the "So What?"
Credit: Photo by Jessica Da Rosa on Unsplash


Writing Activity after Reading a Biography or Autobiography

Students choose a biography or autobiography about someone they consider a hero. Students fill out a web that includes adjectives describing hero characteristics the subject of the book portrays. Students use this web as they write a story about their hero. The following story uses a web and original illustrations. 

Harriet Tubman

By: Brielle Simon

Students can share their Hero Essays, Films and Art through our Create Program


How to use MY HERO's Create Program to Publish Stories, Art, Film and Audio for Students

Tutorial for students: Publish written stories, film, original artwork and audio in MY HERO's multimedia library.

Create Program
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Outstanding essays submitted to MY HERO will be considered for a certificate/t-shirt prize or be featured on the Story Homepage.

Submit your artwork to be entered in the MY HERO art contest or to be exhibited on our Gallery Homepage.

Students can submit their films for free with a waiver to the MY HERO International Film Festival.

For Additional Resources and Lesson Plans, Go to the MY HERO Lesson Plan Center


Lesson Plan Center
Credit: MY HERO

Learn about a New Hero Every Day of the Year: Use the MY HERO Calendar in the Classroom



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