The Five Paragraph Essay Outline provides guidance for teaching and writing high school-level essays about heroes.
Mastering the Five Paragraph Essay With MY HERO
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Using MY HERO in the Classroom - the MY HERO Teacher Training Video
Susanne Nobles and her students share their process for creating MY HERO essays.
Sample High School Essays
Robin Williams - Just a Man
Robin Williams was an actor and comedian, named the funniest person of all time by Business Insider.
George Orwell was a writer who spoke out against a totalitarian government through dystopian stories.
Emma González survived the Parkland high school shooting and successfully fought for improved gun legislation in Florida.
Students can use the three-paragraph essay to talk about their heroes.
Sharing Your Hero in Three Paragraphs
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MY HERO essays aren't only about facts; they're also about heart.
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Sample Middle School Essays
Louis Zamperini was a WW2 prisoner of war survivor who forgave his tormentor and inspires others to forgive.
My great-grandma has taught me a lot about willpower. She was born in 1908 and was raised in the years of segregation.
was the first African American drafted by a National Football League team.
Elementary School Resources
Students can write a hero essay answering the questions: who, what, when where, why... and how?
Using the Five Ws to Write a Hero Essay
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What is a Hero? the MY HERO Teacher Training video
Teacher Marci Stein from Canada explores the question "What is a HERO?" with her grade 4 students.
Sample Elementary School Essays
My Dad Jinji
Edward's dad Jinji emigrated from Singapore to America, earned a college degree, and started his own business.
Cesar Chavez was a migrant farm worker and civil rights activist who co-founded the United Farm Workers Association.
Mattie Stepanek, born with muscular dystrophy, published seven best-selling books before passing away at age 13.
This all-ages, MY HERO lesson plan is useful for helping your students create meaningful hero essays.
Teacher Susan Nobles Shares Her Lesson Plan
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Teachers Kimberly Kenna and Mauro Sheridan share their lesson plan to help students understand the true qualities of a hero.
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