Curated MY HERO Resources and Lesson Ideas For Elementary School Students

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

Science Resources and Lesson Plan Links

Ocean Conservation Resources Elementary
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Environmental Films for Elementary Students
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30 Minute Environmental Science Lesson Plan: Elementary Students
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Reading/Writing Science Heroes Upper Elementary
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Social Studies

MY HERO Multimedia Social Studies Resources for Elementary Students: A Peaceful World

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For In Class, Homeschooling and Virtual Education to Enrich Learning

MY HERO International Film Festival Winner Words Have Power Social Justice Lesson Plan: Upper Elementary School

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Lesson Plan Courtesy of Young Voices for the Planet
Upper Elementary School Social Justice Lesson Resource
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Language Arts

Elementary School Language Arts Resources
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Media Arts Resources and Examples of Student Made Films for Upper Elementary Students

Media arts guides and resources for young student filmmakers. Also included are examples of student-made films. https://myhero.com/media-arts-resources-for-elementary 

Media Arts Elementary Students
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Films Appropriate for Younger Audiences and Family Viewing

Collection of Short Award Winning Films  Appropriate for a Younger Audience and Family Viewing

Watch short films from around the world celebrating heroes from all walks of life with your class  whether teaching in person or virtually. 

Short Award Winning Films Appropriate for Younger Audience
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Resources for Younger Elementary Students

Inspire your students by sharing these stories of young heroes making a postitive difference in their communities. Short films on friendship, environmental topics appropriate for younger students are included.

MY HERO Resources for Elementary Students

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Lesson plans and resources for Pre-K and Kindergarten Students

Early Childhood Resource: Includes Short Films on Values, Social-Emotional Learning, Friendship, Individuality and Appreciation of Diversity. Activity ideas and discussion questions are included. 

Early Childhood Resources
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This multimedia resource for Pre-K and Kindergarten students includes links to age appropriate films and activities. Social Emotional Development, Language and Literacy, Science, Social Studies, Speaking and Listening standards are included. 

The MY HERO Project: Preschool Lesson Plans
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For Additional Resources and Lesson Plans, Go to the MY HERO Lesson Plan Center

Lesson Plan Center
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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.

How to Organize Your Students' Published Work

Click Here for Information About Organizing Student Work

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

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Last edited 8/3/2022 12:08:52 PM by Laura Nietzer