English Language Arts Lessons and Activities for Middle School

Quick ways to integrate MY HERO and celebrate the best of humanity with your students. 

Writing About Heroes with your Class


writing about heroes
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Reading Hero Stories with curated story suggestions from MY HERO

Reading about heroes
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30-minute lesson plan exploring Poetic Cinema


Poetic Cinema 30 Minute Lesson Plan
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Lesson Plan Honoring Poets Maya Angelou, Walt Whitman, and Dylan Thomas

3 Poets 30 Minutes Lesson Plan
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Poetry Multimedia Lesson Plans and Resources


Poetry Lesson Plan and Multimedia Resources
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Listen and Read: Stories with Text and Audio Allowing Students to Listen as They Read Along

Listen and Read Along for ESL
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Heroism: For Social/Emotional Learning and Character Education

Middle School Social Emotional Learning Lesson Plans and Resources
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Heroism: What is a Hero, Where Do We Find Heroes? How do We Choose Heroes? Who is Our Personal Hero?

Exploring the Concept of Heroism
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Easy Ways to use MY HERO
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School Wide Projects Using MY HERO

School Wide Projects Middle School
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Sample Middle School Student Essays

Louis Zamperini

By: Annika from Eden Prairie
Louis Zamperini was a WW2 prisoner of war survivor who forgave his tormentor and inspires others to forgive.

Sadie Dunn

By: Jemirio from Roxboro

My great-grandma has taught me a lot about willpower. She was born in 1908 and was raised in the years of segregation. 

George Taliaferro

By: Nathaniel from Marietta, Georgia
George Taliaferro was the first African American drafted by a National Football League team.

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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Tell Us About Your Hero Banner
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